Danger My Ally
by F. A. Mitchell-Hedges
Elek Books, 1954, black and white photographic plates,black and white illustrations, illustrated end-papers (maps), hardcover, dust-jacket
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little foxing, previous owners stamp to some pages, dust-jacket shows wear with creasing, tears and repairs, missing front wrap (see photographs)
"F. A. (Mike) Mitchell-Hedges' incredible odyssey spans almost forty years - searching Mayan ruins for traces of the legendary Atlantis, venturing into the wilds & the lost cities of southern Africa, battling giant sea creatures & prehistoric saurians, Mexican rebels and British newspapers, or making amazing archaeological discoveries. Mitchell-Hedges' remarkable tales let you relive the real-life adventures of this world-renowned British explorer, poet & philosopher." Contents include: Prologue: The Moment of Truth / Preparation / The Taste of Freedom / Escape to Norway / Death in the Blizzard / Escape to Canada / Gamblers of the Stone Jungle / Financial Suicide / The Wheel Spins Black / Pancho Villa's Prisoner / The Man from the East Side / The Girl from Ontario / Fulfilment / Arrest and Revolution / Into the Unknown / We become Gods / The Feast of the Hair-Cutting / The Big Fish of Jamaica / Battles with Sea Monsters / Disaster on the Rio Grande / The Circle of Fire / The Lost City of Lubaantun / Interlude For Frustration / The Pirates' Stronghold / The Outposts of Atlantis / Into a Lost World / Mating Dance of the Indians / The Oil of Love / Retirement? / The Skull of Doom and a Bomb / The Cyclone / The Last Look Round."