London: John Murray, 1963.
Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. 8vo, xii, 208 pp, illustrated with b/w photos. Black cloth boards very slightly sunned at the edges, small sticker shadow on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Dust jacket in price-clipped and has two short tears to the front panel. In a new mylar cover. Blanch (1904-2007) spent much of her life traveling to remote regions and writing about her travels. This book recounts her own travels from Uzbekistan to Guatemala, by way of North Africa and Siberia, as well as the lives and work of other notable travelers and writers. "These are not so much accounts of travels, as recollections of life on the move" (jacket).