1912 SOUTH AMERICA expedition ORINOCO RIVER INDIANS
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The Flowing Road ~ Adventuring in the Great Rivers of South America by CASPER WHITNEY.
J.B. Lippincott Co., 1912. FIRST EDITION. Very good gilt stamped decorated cloth/hardcover ; some foxing; full page photos throughout; 319 pages with index.
' Casper Whitney was a sports journalist, hunter, traveler, war correspondent, and author.
He originated the concept of the All-American team in college football in 1889 when he worked for Harper's Magazine. From 1900 he was editor-in-chief of the monthly The Outing Magazine which promoted the outdoors and sporting pursuits, as well as a good deal of adventure fiction; authors included Jack London and Clarence E. Mulford. He was a founding member of the the Explorers Club (1904) after expeditions in North and South America. He was President of the American Olympic Committee in 1908...' WIKIPEDIA
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