Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1958. First American edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Near fine condition / Very good+ condition (DJ). Item #018013
384 pages of text. Hardcover binding with minimal bumping to corners. The unclipped dustjacket has minor to moderate rubbing to the extremities; protected in archival mylar. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication "To [name withheld] in appreciation of true friendship and all the fun and pleasant cooperation we have had on [Aku-Aku is circled] as well as Kon-Tiki from [signed] Thor Heyerdahl New York 9.8.1958." Illustrated with color photographs. The text is clean and unmarked. Stated: First Printing, July, 1958. First edition.