Publisher: Doubleday, NY 1958. Stated first published 1958. Fine hardcover with very good dustjacket. Black hardcover with blue lettering on spine. Small name stamp first endpage. Minimal spine & corner wear/bumping. Pages clean & tight. Numerous b/w photographs. 154 pages. DJ has moderate edgewear, a few small tears, yellowing and scuffing on back, not price clipped.
"The Caucasus is a world that stretches its rugged, mountainous body from the Black Sea to the Caspian in the south of Russia .... a world of difficult access, dangerous, variously beautiful, with lovely glens and deep gorges, rich with forests and glacier-robed.
It was into this world that an American and an Englishman hiked on a pleasure trip in 1929. They were Negley Farson, the vigorous and plain-spoken foreign correspondent and author, and Alexander Wicksteed, a quixotic oldster who was trying out communism in Moscow....."