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Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople from The Hook of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates

Fermor, Patrick Leigh

ISBN 10: 0670811491 / ISBN 13: 9780670811496
Published by Elizabeth Sifton Books - Viking, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Mainly Books (Dublin, PA, U.S.A.)

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Hardcover with dustjacket, a beautiful example of the first American printing, both the book and dustjacket are in excellent condition with only one minor flaw: a small slightly lightened area on the pale blue rear panel of the dustjacket, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 248 pages, illustrated with a double-page map printed on green paper, "With a borrowed rucksack and the lifeline of a pound of sterling a week, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off in 1933 from Amsterdam to walk to Constantinople - a trip that was to take him a year and a half," a fine gift/collector's copy. Bookseller Inventory # 035652

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Title: Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to ...

Publisher: Elizabeth Sifton Books - Viking

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st US Edition.

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'Between the Woods and the Water' continues Patrick Leigh Fermor's celebrated epic account of his journey at the age of eighteen, in 1933, from the Hook of Holand to Constantinople. Here he travels down the Danube from Budapest, across the Great Hungarian Plain on horseback, and over the Rumanian border into Transylvania.

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Patrick Leigh Fermor now lives in Greece with his wife in a house he designed and built.

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