Silk Hats and No Breakfast: Notes on a Spanish Journey (Honor Tracy) lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Methuen & Co., 1957, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd printing, first published 1957. Contains: Maps ;
From the cover: This is the account of a journey through parts of Spain curiously neglected by English travellers. Setting out from Algeciras the author slowly made her way by provincial bus and local train up through Estremadura to the misty north-west province of Galicia. Mostly she stayed in the small terrible inns used by cattle-dealers, with a fling in one of the luxury State hotels when she could bear them no longer. In Cadiz she was able to see someth…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with the price clipped.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 221 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.