First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. Colour map endpapers. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with a little bumping to the corners. The contents with one page a the rear slightly roughly opened, a very minor crease to the last few pages and a tiny scorch mark to the blank margin of pp.86-90 are otherwise in very good order and clean throughout. Complete with the very good dustwrapper which has some toning to the spine and a few small nicks to the extremities. Not price-clipped (12/6 net to the front flap).
Signed and inscribed by R. W. Thompson in blue ink on the title page "R.W. Thompson / For Frank Owen / with all good wishes / Nov. 47". An account of a journey through Europe from Tromso in North Norway to the Black Sea in the aftermath of the Second World War by the journalist Reginald William Thompson (1904-1977), who had previously served with the the Intelligence Corps as well as working as a war correspondent.
Stock code: 21102