History; Amazon; An expEd. into unknown territory. In 1950, two years after they began, three Frenchman and a Columbian crossed from Venezuela to Brazil covering thousands of miles of the Orinoco and the Amazon in Indian dugout canoes. The first white men ever to join the Amazon across the famous Sierra Parima. (353 Pgs.) Illustrated. A tear and some nicks on DJ. DJ GOOD/BOOK VVVG.AUTHOR: Alain Gheerbrant PUBLISHER: Simon and Schuster ISBN: LOC #54-5814 - Dewey Demimal Classification Number 918 YEAR: 1954 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: First Ed./Second Printing.