New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1949. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original pale blue boards, lettered in dark blue to the spine. Illustrated map endpapers. In a bright and clean copy of the dust jacket with art by Grushkin. This volume comes from the collection of acclaimed aviator, sailer, and adventurer, Steve Fossett. After his untimely death in 2007, his vast collection of travel and exploration books was placed at auction. This volume has Steve Fossett's book-plate on the front paste-down. The slightest hint of edge-wear to the jacket, else fine.