New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. Original black cloth, stamped and lettered in silver. Illustrated map endpapers. Maps designed by James MacDonald. First Edition statement present on the copyright page. A very clean, bright and solid copy in a bright dust jacket. 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.