Vintage Travel Peru: Pangoan Diary by Ruth Harkness 1st Edition Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket 1942 Creative Age Press


Title: Pangoan Diary

Author: Ruth Harkness

Description: First Edition, 1942; no additional printings indicated. Bound in red cloth with llama design on front, black spine with red and silver lettering. Red dyed top edge. A few very faint areas of light soiling on boards. Interior clean. Dust jacket spine faded; very light chipping to head and tail of spine; some edge wear; closed tear to lower fore-edge corner of front panel; not price clipped ($2.50). DJ in clear archival sleeve. 10 photographic plates.

Ruth Harkness is best known as being the first person who traveled to China bring back a live panda to the United States. This book recounts her later exploration into the jungles of Pangoa in Peru in 1940, where she ventured in search of once-seen gray bear, and which recounts her many encounters with the native Peruvian indians.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good+

Publisher: Creative Age Press, Inc.

Place: New York

Year: 1942

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.25" x 5.75".

Pages: [5], 295 pp.

Keywords: Travel, Peru

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