Published in 1959 by Hodder and Stoughton. Earth, My Friend, by Group Captain Peter Townsend, illustrated by the author's own photographs. A personal story of a 57,000 mile road journey around the world.
Very good condition hardback, with fair dustjacket. The covers are slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Gilt titles to the spine. Top edge of the block has been dyed green. The front and bottom edges of the block are lightly foxed, as are the title pages, contents and indices within. The pastedowns are illustrated with a depiction of a world map with the author's route shown. The frontispiece bears a colour photograph of the author, and the book contains numerous black and white photographs. The dustjacket is moderately worn, with some wear and tear, small chips, yellowing, and a large discolouration/stain to the rear.