Down the World's Most Dangerous River

Eddy, Clyde

Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1929
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Later republished under the name "A Mad, Crazy River," this account is of two trips down the Colorado, led by the appropriately-named Eddy. Eddy was interested in proving that "pink-wristed" college boys were able to take on the same challenges as seasoned explorers. Along with his inexperienced crew, Eddy took along a dog and a bear cub. Farquhar 55a. Cloth boards are rubbed on corners, lightly soiled. Small sticker from previous bookseller on rear endpaper, otherwise interior is clean, binding tight.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Down the World's Most Dangerous River
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.

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Clyde Eddy
Published by Frederick A. Stikes Company, New York, New York (1929)
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Book Description Frederick A. Stikes Company, New York, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Tan book is in fair condition with significant edgewear, discoloration of cover, darkening of spine, and discolorationon the sides of some pages. No DJ. Written in light of the growing interest in the Colorado River after the US Government's proposition to build a dam in Black Canyon. The author's memoirs emphasize the uncontrolled fury of this extraordinary stream in its headlong descent from the mountains of the north. Bookseller Inventory # 007063

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Book Description Frederick A. Stokes company. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. B00085PKXO Cloth spine is missing; pictures upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 002497

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Eddy, Clyde
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Book Description New York Frederick Stokes, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition. 293 pages. Portrait of Eddy as frontispiece. Boards have general wear, light soil, some eroded tips and edges. Front and rear hinges cracked. Owner name on inside front cover. (P3). Bookseller Inventory # 5684

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Book Description Frederick A. Stokes company, 1929. Hard cover. second printing. xx p., 1 l., 293 p. front., illus., plates, ports. 21 cm.Maps on lining-papers. Covers a trip down Green River through Cataract Canyon, Colorado River and Grand Canyon. Good. No dust jacket. Some yello. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris_0001485

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Eddy, Clyde
Published by Frederick A. Stokes, New York (1929)
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Book Description Frederick A. Stokes, New York, 1929. Rebound. Book Condition: NVG. No Jacket. First Edition. Book has been rebound in blue cloth that has modest wear, from the Forbes library collection. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 014575

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Eddy, Clyde
Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, NY (1929)
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Book Description Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, NY, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition; Second Printing. Yellow boards with embossed title and illustration in dark brown on front and spine. Slight wear and bumping to top and bottom of spine. Light bumping to corners and rubbing to bottom edge. Light soiling to all edges. Front board is loosening from spine but binding is still tight. Pen marginalia on front pastedown and interior text block is clean. B&w photographs and illustrations are included. This entertaining account is of two trips down the Colorado River, led by Eddy. Eddy was interested in proving that "pink-wristed" (inexperienced) college boys were able to take on the same challenges as seasoned explorers. A classic account of exploration and adventure on the Colorado River. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 012947

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Eddy, Clyde
Published by Frederick A. Stokes, New York (1929)
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Book Description Frederick A. Stokes, New York, 1929. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First printing of first edition. Very Good. No dust jacket. A clean, bright, and very solid copy with some frazzling at spine -ends (more so to head) and modest wear at corner tips. No marks/writing of prior ownership. Hinges and binding are sound. 293 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 41837

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