London: Jonathan Cape. 1963. [Travel / Adventure] FIRST EDITION in the first state dust-jacket (laminated rear flap). Large octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.223;  blank. Illustrated with photographic plates. Publisher's quarter white cloth over patterned grey boards, black topstain and endpapers, pictorial wrapper by Paul Davis priced at 30s. An attractive copy with some light spotting within and to the cloth spine, some gentle wear and sunning to the jacket. Housed in a vintage leather-spined clamshell box. One of the very few early copies without the erratum slip tipped-in (or any evidence of being tipped-in) at page 223. Item #57349
Gilbert A16a (1.1).