Following the Equator
A Journey Around the WorldUnknown - 1989
Great writer's 1897 account of circumnavigating the globe by steamship. Brimming with ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor, the book describes shark fishing in Australia, riding the rails in India, tiger hunting, diamond mining in South Africa, much more; also peoples, climate, flora and fauna, customs, religion, politics, food, etc. 197 illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1989.
Characteristics: 712 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.