Newby belongs to that enduring set of English travelers who investigate the world for their own amusement and then, to our great profit and pleasure, share their experience with us. This beguiling tale is a classic of travel adventure.
"One of the most unusual books of exploration and travel in years. And one of the best written." (The ...
Introduction by Edward E. Leslie, Epilogue by Steven Callahan, drawings and photos
First published in 1955 New introduction by Thomas Fleming New afterword by Stephen Howarth New maps, photographs
Original publication date 1922 New introduction by Karl E. Meyer Photos by expedition member Herbert Ponting New maps
First published in 1897 Appreciation of Mary Kingsley by Evan Connell New maps 280pp
First published in 1974 New epilogue by the author Drawings, color and b&w photos
First published in 1974 New afterword by the author New material by and about the survivors Maps, photographs