Lot #33/04 Four books on exploring the Amazon
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Lot #33/04 Four books on exploring the Amazon The naturalist on the River Amazons. A record of adventures, habits of animals, sketches of Brazilian and Indian life, and aspects of nature under the equator, during eleven years of travel by Henry Walter Bates. A description of a naturalist’s explorations in the jungles of the Amazon. London, John Murray, 1910, Popular edition.8vo. Cloth. Pp. x,394,(10, adverts.), black / white plates, illustrations. Spine damaged at head & foot, ownership details inside front cover. Good. …. together with .… Paddle to the Amazon: the ultimate 12,000 mile canoe adventure by Don Starkell …. edited by Charles Wilkins.  An account of a canoe journey down the navigable rivers of North America (from Winnipeg in Canada) and thence down to the Amazon & out to the sea.London, Futura, 1989. First paperback edition. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. 316, photo-plates, maps. Some underlining & foxing. Good+…. together with .…  Two against the Amazon by John Brown. Exploring the Amazon in an attempt to find the actual source in the Andes. London, The Travel Book Club, (c. 19- ?). Book Club edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 224, photo-plates, portraits, maps. Dust jacket torn & with chips out at spine, previous owner’s details inside front cover, some browning. …. together with .… Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852 by William Lewis Herndon …. edited and with a foreword by Gary Kinder. An account of the first official US expedition to explore the Amazon. They went on foot, canoe & small boat from Peru through   the Amazon basin to the east coast in a year. New York, Grove Press, 2000. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. xxi,(i), 343, plates, facsimile, map. Red line across bottom edges. Good+ For the four books sold as a collection Reserve price: R180.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R300.00

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