Item Detail

Item Number 4979
Title Rivers Amazon, The
Author Shoumatoff, Alex
Condition NF/VG
Publisher Sierra Club Books
Place Published San Francisco
Date Published 1978
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Green cloth binding with gilt printing on the front and spine; book is clean, straight & tight with just a little bumping of the lower spine cloth, front & rear endpapers are decorated with maps. Dust jacket is price intact, clean and bright; it has slight wear to the edges and a tear that has been internally mended from the top spine edge to approximately 2 inches into the front panel. Writer and naturalist Alex Shoumatoff went to Brazil in 1976 to explore the natural history and cultural ecology of Amazonia for this book. Whether he is describing the intricate life cycles of the rain forest, a chase through the riverine wilderness after turtle poachers, the medicinal properties of a rare plant, the anatomy of an exotic butterfly, or the haunting music of an isolated people, Shoumatoff is an intrepid, exciting guide to the Amazon....from dj.; B&W Photographs; 9.5 x 6.5 inches; 258 pages
LoC or ISBN 0871562103
Keyword(s) Alen Shoumatoff,Non-fiction,First Edition,Amazon River,Rivers,Nature,Ecology,Environment
Category(ies) Animals Insects Birds Reptiles,Ecology Environment,Gardening Plants Herbs Botany
Price $14.75