Illustrated South America
by William Dickson Boyce
Publisher: Rand, McNally & co 1912
Number of pages: 676
This book was written from sea level to 18,000 feet among the clouds; from the equator to fifty-six degrees south latitude; from regions where rain never falls to regions where the rainfall is one hundred and fifty inches per annum; from sections where men wear fur overcoats to sections where men wear almost no clothing at all; they were written on every sort of water craft from ocean-going vessels to the crude balsas of the Amazon headwaters.
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