Travel & Geography / Adventure Exploration & Travel / African Rainbow by Lorenzo and Mirella Ricciardi Lorenzo and Mirella Ricciardi Ebury Press 1989: first publication first impression: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 9 x 10.5 inches tall: Black and white photographic illustration and coloured plates-  some full-page.  Synopsis: An autobiographical account of the African Rainbow Equatorial expedition's  first known crossing of Africa by boat, navigating uncharted waterways between the Indian and Atlantic oceans.  The 6000 km journey, made by Lorenzo Ricciardi and his photographer wife, Mirella, is recorded in text and photographs describing the dangers and pleasures of the journey , and the controversial issues of today's Africa.  Description and photographs of  people encountered en route ( George Adamson, James Ash, Maurice Craft, Citoyen Mushenzi, and Jane Goodall); the couple's encounters with white water rapids, hippos,crocodiles, apes , elephants, sleeping sickness, poachers , fishermen, villagers and a live volcano are portrayed against a backdrop of African scenery. Contents: -  Preface.  Part One.  (God helps the daring.  The Mighty Rufigi.   Lions in the Selous.  The mysterious Kilombero.  The crocodiles of Lake Rukwa.  Love, mangoes and witchcraft.)  Part Two.  (The Lake of Tempests.  Chimps and baboons.  Ruzina joins the expedition.  Never stand up to a gorilla.  Slaves, cannibals and shops shooters.  Then the parrots begin to sing.  The Congo throws off  her shackles.) Part Three.  (In the Grip of the River.  A Giant among Rivers.  At last, the Atlantic.)  Acknowledgements.  Index. Condition: Price corner removed: gift inscription dated 1990: overall very clean and good.Please note a heavy book shipping surcharge will apply used books
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  • Book Title: African Rainbow
  • Author: Lorenzo and Mirella Ricciardi
  • ISBN: 0852237464
  • Publisher: Ebury Press
  • Year Published: 1989
  • Our Normal Price: £33.00 GBP ($41.58 USD)
  • 10% Discounted Price: £29.70 GBP ($37.42 USD)
  • Description: Ebury Press 1989: first publication first impression: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 9 x 10.5 inches tall: Black and white photographic illustration and coloured plates- some full-page. Synopsis: An autobiographical account of the African Rainbow Equatorial expedition's first known crossing of Africa by boat, navigating uncharted waterways between the Indian and Atlantic oceans. The 6000 km journey, made by Lorenzo Ricciardi and his photographer wife, Mirella, is recorded in text and photographs describing the dangers and pleasures of the journey , and the controversial issues of today's Africa. Description and photographs of people encountered en route ( George Adamson, James Ash, Maurice Craft, Citoyen Mushenzi, and Jane Goodall); the couple's encounters with white water rapids, hippos,crocodiles, apes , elephants, sleeping sickness, poachers , fishermen, villagers and a live volcano are portrayed against a backdrop of African scenery. Contents: - Preface. Part One. (God helps the daring. The Mighty Rufigi. Lions in the Selous. The mysterious Kilombero. The crocodiles of Lake Rukwa. Love, mangoes and witchcraft.) Part Two. (The Lake of Tempests. Chimps and baboons. Ruzina joins the expedition. Never stand up to a gorilla. Slaves, cannibals and shops shooters. Then the parrots begin to sing. The Congo throws off her shackles.) Part Three. (In the Grip of the River. A Giant among Rivers. At last, the Atlantic.) Acknowledgements. Index. Condition: Price corner removed: gift inscription dated 1990: overall very clean and good.Please note a heavy book shipping surcharge will apply
  • Condition: Collectable- Good
  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
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