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Patagonia Revisited: Paul Theroux and Bruce Chatwin Patagonia Revisited: Paul Theroux and Bruce Chatwin

Patagonia Revisited

Paul Theroux and Bruce Chatwin

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ISBN 10: 0859551210 / ISBN 13: 9780859551212
Published by Michael Russell, Wilton Salisbury, Wiltshire, 1985
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Book is in as new condition, with original tissue, with small tear on recto. The book is Patagonia through the eyes of the two authors who signed this limited edition of 250 copies (196). Woodcut are wonderfully done by acclaimed artist Kyffin Williams. A fine collectible for Theroux collectors. Bookseller Inventory # 000737

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Title: Patagonia Revisited

Publisher: Michael Russell, Wilton Salisbury, Wiltshire

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Kyffin Williams

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Original tissue

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition

About this title


Since its discovery by Magellan in 1520, Patagonia was known as a country of black fogs and whirlwinds at the end of the inhabited world. It immediately lodged itself in the imagination as a metaphor for "the ultimate", the point beyond which one could not go. In this book, Chatwin and Theroux join forces to explores the instances in which the "final capes of exile" have affected the literary imagination, and to track down some of the extraordinary travellers, past and present, from W.H. Hudson, to Captain Joshua Slocum and Butch Cassidy. Paul Theroux has won the Whitbread Literary Award. This book had its origins in an entertainment the writers gave for The Royal Geographical Society, at a time when Theroux was following Chatwin's "In Patagonia" with "The Old Patagonian Express".

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