Down the World's Most Dangerous River. Clyde Eddy, Frederick S. Dellenbaugh.

Down the World's Most Dangerous River

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. 293pp. Octavo [21 cm] Yellow cloth with brown printed graphic and title to the front cover; title printed on the spine. Black and white photographic illustrations. The rear board is just a trifle warped. Internally very good. In a price-clipped dust jacket, with paper and tape, backing a handful of closed tears. [Farquhar: 55]. Very good / good. Item #56913

"Eddy ran the river at high water in the summer of 1927 and followed in November with a run of the Grand Canyon in low water. His crew, mostly college men, were novices on the river... Their experiences were in marked contrast with those of most other voyagers, for every mile seems to have presented a life and death issue. Yet, notwithstanding the awful risks, Clyde and his boys made a good job of it, and he certainly wrote an entertaining book." - Francis Farquhar ("The Books of the Colorado River & The Grand Canyon," p. 37).

Price: $350.00

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