A sharp first printing of the first volume of Fermor's lauded travel memoir, which recalls his youthful foot journey across interwar Europe, from Holland to Constantinople. London: John Murray, 1978. First edition. Octavo (8.75 x 5.75 in.); 291pp., indexed; blue textured-paper boards, in dust jacket. Light bumping to rear board corners and top corner of textblock; some very faint foxing present to textblock top. In an unclipped "£6.50 net" jacket with some soiling to rear panel and a touch of foxing to flaps. Spine panel bright and unfaded. A near fine copy in a very good (+) jacket.