Chicago: Rand McNally, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition / Very good+ condition (DJ). Item #018023
165 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear, and minor sunning. The unclipped dustjacket has minor rubbing and shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated by numerous colorized black-and-white photographs and reproductions of color paintings by William Neebe which are mostly based on photographs. Signed and with a lengthy inscription on the half title page in the year of publication "To my very good friend Ben in appreciation of a wonderful time we have spent together in the years that have past since the first issue of this text, from [signed] Thor Heyerdahl 11-14-1960." Endpapers are illustrated. First edition with "A" on the copyright page.