Dark Trails Adventures of a Naturalist

Cherrie, George K.

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First Edition. 8vo - 24.2 cm., [xvi], 322 pp. Illustrated with 58 photographs and one fold-out map. Publisher's blue ribbed cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine, de-bossed ruling on front cover, top page edges blue, fore edges uncut. Prior ownership stamp inside ffe. A Near Fine copy of a Scarce publication. George Cherrie was an American naturalist and explorer who at various points in his career worked at the Field Museum, the British Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History. He claimed to have taken over 125,000 specimens on 40 expeditions, mostly in South America. Cherrie gained fame late in life as a member of Theodore Roosevelt's expedition to the "River of Doubt" (now Rio Roosevelt) in Brazil. Dark Trails, his lively autobiography, recounts his adventures, many of which are quite harrowing, in the field. A very good read. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Dark Trails Adventures of a Naturalist
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication Date: 1930
Book Condition: NF
Edition: 1st.

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Book Description G. P. Putnam, 1930. Condition: good. no jacket. Stated first edition. NOT an ex library book. Dark blue cloth covered book has fade on spine, title is rubbed but easily legible. Photo illustrate3d endpapers. 322 clean interior pages with fold out at rear. Seller Inventory # 302095

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Book Description G. P. Putnam's Son's, New York, 1930. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 322 pages. Boards show considerable wear to edges and corners, with stains to front and back. Spine moderately toned and worn. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's address label on front pastedown, different owner name in ink on one page. Deckled edges. Text body is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: Travel & Places; More pictures available upon request. Inventory No: 70164. Seller Inventory # 70164

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Book Description G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1930. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 322 pp, illustrated with 58 photographs and one folding map. Some very faint discoloration to front board, previous owner's name on front pastedown, occasional red pencil lines in the margins. Else clean and sound. No dust jacket. Cherrie was an American naturalist and explorer who at various points in his career worked at the Field Museum, the British Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History. He claimed to have taken over 125,000 specimens on 40 expeditions, mostly in South America. He gained fame late in life as a member of Theodore Roosevelt's expedition to the "River of Doubt" (now Rio Roosevelt) in Brazil. Dark Trails, his lively autobiography, recounts his adventures (many quite harrowing) in the field. Seller Inventory # 19523

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