Books: Travelogue

THE ORCHID HUNTERS—Norman MacDonald—Farrar & Rinehart ($2.75).

SALWEEN — Ronald Kaulback —Harcourt, Brace ($3.75).

MY ESKIMO LIFE—Paul-Emile Victor —Simon & Schuster ($3).


Macmillan ($3).

Armchair travelers last week could go orchid hunting in South American jungles river hunting in Tibet, spend a winter in a jampacked Eskimo igloo, or the rest of the summer trying to absorb a fraction of the facts packed into the new Guide to Alaska, latest of the Federal Writers' Project series.

Cattleyas. The furtive human shadows who strip rare cattleyas from South American jungles and ship...

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