Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1964. [Travel Memoirs] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.xvi; 239 . Publisher's black cloth with silver titles to spine and blind titles to upper. Grey endpapers; fore-edge untrimmed. With the photographic dust-jacket, priced at $3.95. Small ownership label to fly-leaf; lightly toned throughout. Jacket toned and heavily rubbed, with red lettering faded entirely from spine. Chipping and closed tears to edges. Good. The first book by the author now best-know for the thriller 'Jaws' (1974). His memoirs of a year travelling abroad, in emulation of the Grand Tour, could be described as one of the first articulations of the modern 'Gap Year' phenomenon. Item #57393
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