Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1931. First Edition. Cloth. Small 8vo (7 1/2" x 5 1/8"), dark green cloth with orange lettering on spine and front cover, illustrated with drawings and maps, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) by Dick Richard of a long wooden canoe near a huge explosion, pictorial endpapers revealing jungle dangers, 271 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #2420
Adventures set along the Amazon in Brazil involving American Boy Scouts.
"Bob Becker was a well known sportsman, naturalist, and journalist. As a field naturalist for the Field Museum of Natural History of Chicago, he hunted, trapped, and explored in Brazil, Perus, and Bolivia. His novel is based on an actual trip made up the Amazon and Branco rivers to secure birds and animals for scientific purposes."~jacket.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally and externally. A superb dust jacket.