Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. 284; illusts. from photos., four folding maps; browning to free endpapers, else very good in original cloth, slightly marked, in the original d.-w., which is rather frayed, and stained on the spine. A presentation copy, inscribed to flyleaf “To North Argyll in gratfeul memory of many kindnesses received at his hands Duncan McCallum General Election 1955”.
Dealer Notes
McCallum’s narrative of “the journey that we made by motorcar from China to Chelsea during the months from June 1927 to May 1928 . . . We bought and took with us the Buick car in which we eventually accomplished the journey” (Introductory). The route ran from China to Cambodia and Malaya, into India and the foothills of the Himalayas, along the Grand Trunk Road through the Baluchistan desert to Persia, Iraq, and from Constantinople and the Balkans through Europe to London. The recipient of this copy - North Argyll (Alistair Cameron, 1896-1973) was a local historian and author of several booklets about Lochaber.
Author McCallum, Capt. Duncan.
Date 1930
Binding Original cloth in dust-wrapper
Publisher London: Ernest Benn
Condition See description
Pages pp. 284

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