TIJUCA FOREST & SURROUNDS by OLIVER/RIO RANFOREST, BRAZIL/BIG RARE, $100+

TIJUCA FOREST & SURROUNDS by OLIVER/RIO RANFOREST, BRAZIL/BIG RARE, $100+

TIJUCA FOREST AND SURROUNDS / FLORESTA DA TIJUCA E CERCANIAS. TEXT BY NELSON OLIVER, INTRODUCTION BY ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM, PHOTOS BY ANA LONTRA JOBIM, FRANS KRAJCBERG, JOAO DE ORLEANS E BRAGANCA, PAULO FISCHBERG, PEDRO VASQUEZ. [Rio de Janeiro]: Editora Index, 1991. First Edition. Text in English and Portuguese. Rar e.

A very large and beautifully illustrated book about an amazing rainforest just outside Rie. This large book is solid and complete. Published more than 20 years ago, it is now long out of print and hard to find; there is only one other copy listed for sale on the internet, worldwide, and it is priced $105. This book should be as valuable. Such a nice copy is not likely to come up for sale again soon on ebay.

From the Foreword: "Even since the animal we call man decided to climb down from the trees and cut them down instead, stories have been told to children about forests, such as those I heard and read in my childhood. Stories of monsters that hide in the woods creatures that scare kids with their evil. Monsters with mouths this big whose eyes let forth fire and whose heads are full of serpents, who wait for their poor victims at the darkened crossing or even underneath the covers...monsters that make your soul
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