Offbeat in Asia: A Journey Along the Russian Frontier. Michael Alexander. NY: David McKay Co., Inc., 1960. 1st American edition. 180 pages, photos and maps. Good hardcover in good dustjacket now in a protective clear Mylar jacket cover. Jacket not price clipped ($4.00). Mild page tanning, piece missing back cover. 1 copy only.
An account of the author's 18-thousand mile trip, along routes seldom travelled by westerners, through Turkey, Persia and Afghanistan with the Russian frontier nearby. Highlights from Istanbul, The Hilton Hotel, Ankara and Samsun to Kabul and Julfa. A fast moving narrative. With an unusual disclaimer insert.