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Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition

By: Craig, Neville B.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 45212


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1907, 1st edition, 1st printing. Craig presents, based on the eye-witness accounts of members of the Madeira and Mamore Association of Philadelphia, this account of their expedition in 1878 in a failed attempt to build a railroad to the headwaters of the Madeira River in Brazil. No dust jacket, 8vo in royal blue linen, titles gilt-stamped on front board, top edges gilt, 6 fold-out maps, frontispiece and 27 b&w plates in text, numb... View more info