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TWO AGAINST THE SAHARA : On Camelback from Nouakchott to the Nile

By: Asher, Michael

Price: $15.20

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., William Morrow & Co: 1988

Edition: First US Edition.

Seller ID: 011734

ISBN: 0688089267

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 301pp., plus 1 x 8 page b/white, and 1 x 8 page colour, photographically-illustrated sections, b/white map. Book clean, square. Cloth spine firm. Boards lightly bumped at foot. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head. From the jacket flap: "The experts had agreed that it was impossible, that no Westerner could successfully cross the width of the Sahara on camelback. Yet Michael Asher was determined to take the risk and make the journey. Packing only the barest necessities, he arrived in Mauritania and bought three camels: one for... View more info