Between the Woods and the Water
On Foot to Constantinople from The Hook of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates.London: John Murray, 1986 Stock Code: 145290
First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. This is the second book in Leigh Fermor's celebrated travel trilogy that began with A Time of Gifts (1977) and concluded posthumously with The Broken Road in 2013.
Octavo. Original blue boards, gilt-lettered spine, gilt flying storks motif to front cover. With dust jacket, artwork by John Craxton.
Double-page map of the author's route printed on pistachio-coloured paper.
Price-clipped jacket with a few nicks and chips, light creasing at foot of spine, the binding bright and square. A very good copy, with the errata slip.
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