London: Robert Hale Limited, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. 189pp. Octavo [22 cm] Red cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Light foxing to the edges of the text block. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. In a bright dust jacket, with a handful of small closed and open tears to the edges, backed with short pieces of tape. Very good / very good. Item #56864
The story of Townend's hitch-hike across Canada to Alaska and the U.S.A. From the dust jacket- "This is armchair-travel at its best- a spirited and entertaining record of a courageous and exciting journey."