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BENUZZI (Felice) No Picnic on Mount Kenya. 4th Imp., 231pp., portrait frontis., col. plates, ep diagrams,. several small sketches in text. VG in dw. Kimber. 1952  #57954
[HLMainPic] Benuzzi was an officer of the Italian Colonial Service at Addis, & a keen mountaineer: incarcerated by the British at PoW Camp 354 in Kenya, he escaped with two others & scaled 17,000 ft. Mount Kenya, to relieve the tedium of camp life, before returning, breaking back in & giving themselves up to the camp commandant. Their only map was an artist's impression on the side of an Oxo tin. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25

     


 

 



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