First Edition. Brazil set novel of "an opera company, organized in England, taken far up the Amazon to gather in the gold of the Brazilians. Their adventures in this strange environment are full of political intrigue and romance. There is an elopement, in which the young couple escape in a small boat and make their way to safety by the journey of the hundreds of miles down the Amazon. The background is Brazil as it rarely, if ever, has been described - not only its physical beauty and strangeness, but its industries, its social conditions, and political upheavals". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few closed tears and tiny chips.