Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
 
 

Author Name    Whitney, Caspar

Title   The Flowing Road : Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible-Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Philadelphia, PA J. B. Lippincott Company 1912

Seller ID   14767

319 pages; illustrations, maps; index; red cloth binding with gilt lettering and design on the front cover. Gilt edging to top of pages. Caspar Whitney (1864-1929) was an American author, explorer and war correspondent. Among his claims to fame are originating the concept of 'All-American' team for college football in 1889; owner and editor of 'OUTING' magazine; and a founding member of the 'Explorer's Club' in 1904. The volume gives an account of the Rio Negro, Oronoco and other northern branches of the Amazon River. The author was involved in five expeditions on land and river in South America between 1902 and 1912. Very good clean copy.

EXPLORATION SOUTH AMERICA AMAZON DK-219

Price = 17.50 USD


You might also like
The Forest Preserves of Cook County Owned By the Forest Preserve District of Cook County in the State of Illinois.
Anonymous
25.00 USD

History of the Old Cheraws : Containing an Account of the Aborigines of the Pedee. The First White Settlements, Their Subsequent Progress, Civil Changes, the Struggle of the Revolution, and Growth of the Country Afterward. Extending from About A.D. 1730 to 1810, with Notices of Families and Sketches of Individuals
Gregg, Rev. Alexander
175.00 USD

 



Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie