Between the Woods and The Water: on Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates :: Patrick Leigh Fermor soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York: Elizabeth Sifton Books, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white drawings; Maps; Title page vignette; Appendix;
From the cover: With a borrowed rucksack and the lifeline of a pound 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. The first part of that walk was recounted in his remarkable work of travel and autobiography A Time of Gifts. Between the Woods and the Water continues the journey down the Danube from Budapest, on horseback across the Great Hungarian Plain, and over the Rumanian border into Transylvania, a wild and beautiful region of forests and mountains secluded from Western eyes during centuries of religious and national turmoil.
Patrick Leigh Fermor …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block extending onto the blanks and pastedowns.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 248 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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