Venture to the Interior

VAN DER POST, Laurens. Venture to the Interior.

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VAN DER POST, Laurens Venture to the Interior. [London], Hogarth Press and the Book Society, [1952].

8vo. Original cloth with ilustrated dust-jacket designed by Forman (not price-clipped); pp. xiii, 240, [2], frontispiece-portrait, three sketch maps; minor flaws to edges of the wrapper, otherwise near-fine.
First edition of this narrative of the author's journey to Kenya and Malawi (then Nyasaland), and espacially the Nyika Plateau. Stephen Spender judged 'I think the book is magnificent' (blurb inside front flap).