London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; map endpapers; dustjacket; 342pp. Vertical production crease along the spine, faint foxing to upper edge of textblock, else Very Good+ or better. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced £4.50 net), with trivial edgewear, no tears or fray but some faint foxing to upper rear flap; Near Fine. The first in a long line of travel narratives by Theroux, documenting a four month journey by train from Europe through southeast Asia.