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Grit FRANCIS BIRTLES An Epic Journey Across the World in Bean car

  • SKU : 44050
  • Author: Wherrett, Peter
  • Format: Paperback
  • Condition: Used
  • Pages: 192
  • Published: 2005

$55.00

a scarce book these days , Grit An Epic Journey Across the World, is the story of Francis Birtles, adventurer , photographer, cinematographer and writer. Wherrett tells the brave story of Australian overland motorist Francis Birtles who drove his modified Bean 14, known as the Sundowner, on a 281-day journey that took him alone from London to Australia through Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and on to Melbourne via Darwin in 1927.Through deserts , tropical jungles, mountains & areas where there were no roads at all it is an amazing feat for a man alone in that era .

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a scarce book these days , Grit An Epic Journey Across the World, is the story of Francis Birtles, adventurer , photographer, cinematographer and writer. Wherrett tells the brave story of Australian overland motorist Francis Birtles who drove his modified Bean 14, known as the Sundowner, on a 281-day journey that took him alone from London to Australia through Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and on to Melbourne via Darwin in 1927.Through deserts , tropical jungles, mountains & areas where there were no roads at all it is an amazing feat for a man alone in that era .