Book Description

306, [2] + 40 (pub. cat.) pp., portrait frontis, 7 b/w plates, 8vo, orig. publisher's buckram, gt to spine and front board, rubbed, spine faded. Book-plate of Henry Francis Redhead Yorke. Vg. First edition. Account of the author's journey through South America, 'to study birdlife and to make as complete a collection of specimens as possible ... to acertain if the many stories of monstrous serpents found in the remote Brazilian forests had any trutheim them ... To gratify the intense longing to visit remote and and little-known spots on the earth ...' - Author's Introduction. Sequel to the author's first book, The Great Deserts and Forests of North America (1901). [41378]
Date 1902
Publisher Longmans, Green & Co
Condition Very good

Price: £35.00

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