First edition. Octavo, pp 192. Bound in blue cloth covered hard boards, gilt lettering to the spine, and in the original dust jacket, un-clipped (£10.95 net). SIGNED by the author to the title page. Account of O’Hanlon’s adventurous journey in 1983, made together with poet James Fenton and inspired by Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, to the Tiban massif in the centre of Borneo , an area unvisited since Mjoberg’s expedition of 1926.
Book has some light browning to the top edge, otherwise Fine in Fine jacket.
Laid in are two photos annotated by O’Hanlon IN which he thanks the previous owner for visiting his birthplace. One is inscribed to the verso: To ______ | the first explorer to track down my birthplace, Redmond O’Hanlon”.