Seven League Boots


Author: Richard Halliburton


HALLIBURTON, Richard. Seven League Boots. Illustrated. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill [1935]. 8vo, 417pp. Blue cloth stamped in gold. Differing pictorial map endpapers; numerous b&w photographs. Spine ends lightly rubbed, covers a bit scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. Inscribed by the author, Richard Halliburton, and dated the year of publication.

First edition. The fifth and final book by celebrated American adventure writer Richard Halliburton, detailing his epic adventures across the world. From his dinner with Emperor Haile Salassie in Ethiopia, to his interview with the infamous assassin of Czar Nicholas II to his attempt to sneak into Mecca to his elephant ride over the Alps in the footsteps of Hannibal, this book details Halliburton’s last adventures in breathtaking detail.