London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. [Travel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.384. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, fold-out map. Publisher's red cloth, with "Fu Lei-Ming" in gilt to front board, gilt titles to spine; top edge stained red, bottom edge untrimmed. Edges and covers dusty, single mark to fore-edge. A very good copy. Peter Fleming's extraordinary travel narrative in the company of Swiss adventurer Ella Maillart, crossing from Beijing through central China and into the north of the Indian subcontinent. Item #52062
Listed in National Geographic's 100 Greatest Adventure books.