MACLEAN, Fitzroy. To the Back of Beyond. An illustrated companion to Central Asia and Mongolia. Jonathan Cape, .
Small 4to. Original cloth in dust-wrapper; pp. 144; plates in colour and black and white, one sketch map; a very good copy.
First edition, signed by the author on title-page. Twenty years after Maclean's Central Asian journeys he rreturned to his old haunts, this time by special permission of Mr Chrushchev. Since then he has ranged far and wide through Central Asia, from the Caspian to the Chinese border' (blurb inside front flap). We have never seen a signed copy of this title before.