Account of the author's 4200-mile voyage in a reed ship tracing ancient trade routes along the Arabian Peninsula. Stated first edition. No writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true, and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but does have some micro tears along the edges as well as a 1" tear along the spine on the upper back cover. This collectible, near fine, first edition/first printing copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover.