This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... 99.) India rubber and other gums, cabinet "and dye woods, Brazil nuts, cocoanuts, vanilla and cacao beans, and Peruvian ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... 99.) India rubber and other gums, cabinet "and dye woods, Brazil nuts, cocoanuts, vanilla and cacao beans, and Peruvian bark, sarsaparilla, and other medicines are among the useful products of these forests. In the southwestern part of the grand division also there are forests which are quite dense; and in them peculiar kinds of cedar, pine, oak, and laurel are abundant The plains of the Orinoco valley, called llanos, are treeless except for palms and mimosas which fringe the streams and crown the low hills. During the rainy season the region is covered with grasses, and affords fine pasturage, but in the dry season it is hardly more than a desert. The plains, or pampas, extending southwestward from the Parana valley are like the Great Plains of the United States, and have very few trees. Many sheep and cattle graze there, but part of the region is divided into large farms. kinds of richly i. I. colored but generally songless birds, and countless insects and reptiles. In the rivers are found the whale-like manatee and the alli-gator. The llama, alpaca, vicufia, and little chinchilla are found in the Andes and yield valuable wool. The llama is also used as a beast of burden. Among the mountains are found also deer, bears, the puma or panther, and the great condor. MAN Population and Countries. South America, as a whole, is more sparsely peopled than North America. It has less than one fifth the population it would have if the people of the world were evenly distributed over the land surface. The densest population is found near the coasts. The interior is very thinly peopled, chiefly by Indians. When Spaniards discovered the New W'orld there were probably more Indians in South America than in North America. Those of the lowland...
Very Good. 158 + xxviii pages, illustrations throughout, color maps, tables, index and pronouncing vocabulary, reference maps, supplement of insular possessions, Cuba and Panama, tan cloth over boards with black title and illustration on front board. Upper corners lightly bumped, extremities have light wear, rear board lightly soiled, pages slightly age toned, otherwise fine and binding is tight. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975!
Redway, Jacques W. & Russell Hinman., American Book Co., nd, c1907, 1st Edition? , illus. cloth, covers darkened & minor page tear o/w vg (no dj), 158 +xxviii pp, B & W photographic & other illus. w/color maps, 4to, 'The Earth as a Whole', 'Parts of the Ea.
Very Good. 12 inches, 128 + 28 pages, illustration throughout, color maps, area and population lists, index and pronouncing vocabulary, tan cloth over boards with brown title and illustration on front board. Boards lightly soiled and edgeworn, pencil notations on free endpapers, contents near fine and binding is tight. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975!
Good. AW-1. 1912. Hardcover. Covers soiled and tanned. Few rubbing spots on spine and front cover. Board spine ends and corners worn. Page edges tanned. Fore edge soiled. Text pages foxed and tanned. Previous owner's name written on left free endpaper and notes written on back endpaper. First three pages chipped at edges and creased. Loose binding. Syllabus Edition.
Natural school geography
by Jacques Wardlaw Redway
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