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The Golden Man; A Quest for Eldorado
von Hagen, Victor W.,
ISBN: 0347000061
Saxon House, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 820 g.; XIV, 338 pages, list of illustrations, Exordium to a factual myth, bibliography. Brown coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a solid gold figure. The text is illustrated with 66 black and white photographs and a few colour photographs. The dustjacket has faded on the left-hand side of the front panel and has a 0.5 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel. The front panel has a 1.0 inch tear at the top right-hand corner. Ownership inscription on the bottom right-hand corner of the front free end page with a sticker stain at the top left of the same. No other damage to describe. This is the history of Eldorado. From being a single golden man the myth has evolved into a city of gold. In this book the author follows the footsteps of many predecessors looking for the legendary city of gold. He discusses the myth, the heroics and the history of untold deaths that Eldorado has caused throughout the ages. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History -- South America; Exploration; ISBN: 0347000061. ISBN/EAN: 9780347000062. Inventory No: 0230871. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0230871  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Trespassers on the Amazon
Ure, John,
ISBN: 0094665001
Constable, London, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 430 g; 176 pages, last page blank, illustrated end pages, includes bibliography, index. Two maps, 16 pages of black-and-white photography, photographic illustrated dust jacket. The backstrip of the dust jacket is very slightly faded, and there are traces of foxing to the top edge of the text block. Otherwise in very good order. This is a history of the Amazon River from an Anglo-Saxon point of view. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; History -- South America; ISBN: 0094665001. ISBN/EAN: 9780094665002. Inventory No: 0214795. Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0214795  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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