Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); green cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in yellow on spine and front cover; map endpapers; dustjacket; 404pp. Hint of sunning at crown, else a Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $11.95), with two tiny nicks at crown and some trivial wear to extremities, else Near Fine. Narrative of Theroux's railway journey through South America.