The Man From Woodpecker Creek

By: Tschiffely, A.F.

Price: £450.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original green cloth, slight fading to the very tips of the spine, titles in black on spine, illustration on front board, some slight darkening to endpapers where not in contact with dust wrapper but otherwise in Near Fine condition, unclipped dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, creasing to hinges, some small chips to head of spine, rubbing and light creasing to hinges but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 192, 10 b&w illustrations by Stobbs, maps on endpapers. The story of Esteban Lucas Bridges, whom the Indians called Lanooshwaia, Man from Woodpecker Creek, is one of unsurpassed courage. Born and raised in the regions near Cape Horn, among a tribe of canoe Indians with whom he hunted, fished and sailed the stormy seas, he became the first white man ever to cross Fireland and penetrate into the domain of the feared Ona Indians. Written by the author of Tschiffely's Ride. Very Scarce title.

Title: The Man From Woodpecker Creek

Author Name: Tschiffely, A.F.

Illustrator: Stobbs

Categories: Travel, History, The Americas,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 007094

Keywords: Tschiffely, Tschiffely's Ride, Patagonia, Ona Indians, Cape Horn, Fireland,