Title: Abroad: British Literary Traveling Between ...
Publisher: Oxford University Press, NY
Publication Date: 1980
Illustrator: Photo Illus. In b&w
Book Condition: Almost Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Almost Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Type: Travel
Book top edge of spine is slightly bumped. DJ has 1/32" tear on bottom front edge of DJ with very light crease, 4 corners of DJ are slightly knicked. 240pp with Index. Black cloth. 1st Ed. Square, bright, tight copy with firm corners and no remainder mark. No internal names, notes or markings. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover ($14.95). Photo illus. in b&w. Fussel claims travel is a lost art. Commenting upon the travelers and their books. D.H. Lawrence, E. Graham Greene, Norman Douglas, Robert Byron with especial praise for Byron's The Road To Oxiana. USPS Tracking provided. (H) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18697
Synopsis: A book about the meaning of travel, about how important the topic has been for writers for two and a half centuries, and about how excellent the literature of travel happened to be in England and America in the 1920s and 30s.
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