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A harrowing chronicle of the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition through Brazil and Paraguay to map the 950-mile River of Doubt.A harrowing chronicle of the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition through Brazil and Paraguay to map the 950-mile River of Doubt.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1926....Very good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1926. National Ed., VG, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x8.", 411pgs(Index). Volume V of 20 Volume National Edition. Black embossed cover, gold spine lettering, embossed protrait of Roosevelt on front cover, decorated endpapers, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, tears, chips, etc. Contents bright and in Near Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914
Description:Wheelock p12. Large 8vo., Illustrated. Finely bound in recent...Wheelock p12. Large 8vo., Illustrated. Finely bound in recent full brown morocco, gilt, marbled end-papers, gilt border to covers. Original board bound in. A fine copy. FIRST EDITION.
Description:1914, 1st edition, 1st printing. () Near fine. [xiv] 382pp....1914, 1st edition, 1st printing. () Near fine. [xiv] 382pp. Quarto. Publisher's brown cloth. Sphine title in gilt; small discolouration to spine at foot. Corners slightly bumped. Upper edge gilt. Former owner's name in ink to front fly. Photogravure frontis with tissue guard; 48 further B / W plates from photographs, 3 maps including unlisted folding map at rear. A beautiful copy; exceptionally bright and clean. Roosevelt explored the Amazon River basin during a lecture tour delivered in Argentina and Brazil during 1913. His expedition resulted in the confirmation of the existence of the "River of Doubt" rechristened "Rio Teodoro" in his honour. Scarce in such superlative condition.
Description:Illustrations from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt. Very good....Illustrations from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt. Very good. No dust jacket. Excellent condition, except for a few tears at back spine of cover, at top. 383 p. Includes maps. Included with this book is a blank certificate to join the Roosevelt Memorial Association. This book contains two maps, and examines Teddy's expeditions through Brazil as well as his hunting trips.
Description:Fine. Sepia frontispiece with lettered tissue guard. Rubricated...Fine. Sepia frontispiece with lettered tissue guard. Rubricated title page, 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 black morocco and marbled boards with a decoratively gilt spine, t.e.g. New York: Scribner, 1914. A fine copy.
Description:With Illustrations from Photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and...With Illustrations from Photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and Other Members of the Expedition. Large octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board and top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Photogravure frontispiece and 48 half-tone plates, one folding and 2 full-page maps. Very slight wear to ends of spine, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy in the unevenly tanned and lightly rubbed jacket with a few small marks and tiny nicks, and a closed tear to the upper spine fold that has been professionally repaired. First edition, first impression. Very scarce in the dust jacket. Account of Roosevelt's "zoogeographic reconnaissance" with the Brazilian explorer Rondon to discover if the Rio da D˙vida ("River of Doubt"), flowed into the Amazon. Traversing some of the most dangerous territory of Amazonia the party was successful and the river was renamed Rio Roosevelt, sometimes Rio Teodoro, in his honour. Howgego IV, R31.
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