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  1. The North-West Amazons.

    The North-West Amazons.

    Notes of Some Months Spent Among Cannibal tribes.
    First edition, first impression. Rare in the dust jacket. This copiously illustrated volume recounts the author's travels during 1908 and 1909 in the north-west Amazon, "between the River Issa and the River Apaporis where the white men had scarcely penetrated previously" (preface). Whiffen includes much detailed information on the cultural practices, religious beliefs, and material culture of the indigenous peoples. Learn More
    £425

    Date of Publication: 1915

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 85774

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