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 ...
First published in 1954 Introduction by James Wickwire New afterword by the authors New maps, color and b&w photos
Introduction by Edward E. Leslie, Epilogue by Steven Callahan, drawings and photos
First published in 1974 New afterword by the author New material by and about the survivors Maps, photographs
First published in 1974 New epilogue by the author Drawings, color and b&w photos