Published by BOMPIANI, MILANO, 1959
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Publication Date: 1959


In 8. Dim. 21,5x14 cm. Pp. 360. Interessante opera completa in un volume del 1959, un'opera descrittiva delle foreste dell'Amazzonia del Nord scritto da Nicholas Guppy. L'autore descrive il paese della tribù Wai-Wai (racconti di viaggiatori, verso il New River, mezzogiorno, notte e mattino nella foresta); fame; attraverso gli Acarahy (il fiume stregato; gli ultimi Wai-Wai; arrivano i Mawayan; la vita al villaggio; la festa; stregoni; K'a'i e Kabapboyo; il fiume dei serpenti giganti) ecc. All'interno sono presenti 16 fotografie su planches fotografiche che mostrano scene in Amazzonia del Nord. Ai contropiatti anteriori presente la cartina. Presente qualche cancellatura. In ottime condizioni. Copertina cartonata editoriale in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso scolorito. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in ottime condizioni con rare fioriture. Interesting complete work in one volume of 1959, a descriptive work of the forests of North Amazzonia written by Nicholas Guppy. The author describes the town of Wai-Wai tribe (tales of voyageurs, towards the New River, during the day in the forest); through the Acarahy (the witchy river; the last Wai-Wai; the Mawayan; the life in the village; the feast; K'a'i and Kabapboyo; the river of the giant snakes) etc. Inside there are 16 photoes on photographic planches showing scenes in North Amazzonia. There is a map in the internal part of plates. There is some erasing. In very good conditions. Carton editorial cover in good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and discoloured spine. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in very good conditions with occasional foxings. Bookseller Inventory # 4682

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