Title: Around the World on $80
Author: Robert Christopher
Description: Book has light wear to head and tail of spine as well as fore edge corners. Small stain on front paste down. Pages are free of marks and binding is sound. Dust jacket has wear to upper and lower edges with a bit of chipping at extremities and a few small closed tears; rubbing along surfaces; not price clipped ($3.00). DJ has been placed in an archival mylar sleeve. Flat signed by the author on the front free end paper. Early printing, 1953.
The autobiography of a man who set out to circumnavigate the globe on a budget... $80 is a meager sum for world-wide travel, even in 1953 when this book was written. "Robert Christopher hitchhiked rides on airplanes, jeeps, Greek army trucks, boats (large and small), and traveled on foot... In remote and far-flung parts of the world he found people friendly, sympathetic, and cooperative--including two woozy smokers in a Chinese opium den...If you like the light touch and exuberance of a young man who isn't afraid to sleep by the side of a Middle-Eastern road or hitch a ride on a passing dromedary, this is a book that will delight and entertain you." -excerpt from dust jacket flap.
Condition: Very good
Jacket Condition: Good
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Place: New York
Pages: 208 pages.
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