by William Beebe
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co. 1920
Number of pages: 297
William Beebe is a good writer, a trained scientific observer, and an enterprising and adventurous traveler. The jungle he herein describes is that of Guiana; and in the introductory chapters he gives cameos of what one sees sailing southward through the lovely islands where the fronds of the palms thrash endlessly as the warm trade blows.
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