Turkestan Solo. One Woman's Expedition from the Tien Shan to Kizil Kum
UK First edition
UK First edition, translated from the original French by John Rodker. Large octavo, pp 307. Bound in brown cloth covered hard boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Liberally illustrated with photographs. End-paper maps showing the Author's itinerary. An earlier and very intrepid expedition by the woman who subsequently wrote Forbidden Journey. Here she travels around the Tien Shan and Kizil Kum, high and remote lands which today lie across Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan.
Book is in VG+ bright condition, a little spotting affecting the fore-edge but not within.