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The Lost Amazon

The Photographic Journey Of Richard Evans Schultes

by Wade Davis, Andrew Weil and Chris Murray

Hardcover, 159 pages, Chronicle Books Llc, List Price: $35 |


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A collection of photographs and field notes documents the accomplishments of anthropologist and explorer Richard Evans Schultes and his expeditions into the wilderness of the Amazon basin, living among two dozen native tribes, mapping rivers, and collecting and classifying thirty thousand botanical specimens.

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