Written by Eric Newby and published by Harvill Press Ltd. in 1984. First Edition, signed on title page.
Beginning during the Newbys' wine harvest in Tuscany, and using every form of transportation conceivable (public bus, taxi, foot, bike, boat), to travel from Naples to Venice, along the Adriatic to Greece, Turkey, Jerusalem and North Africa. Plumbing the mysteries of the underworld of Naples, investigating the relative merits of Turkish baths, scaling Mount Olympus and the Great Pyramid, and travelling through Second World War battlefields on the way.
In very good used condition with green binding, and very good unclipped dust jacket.