1999 1st edition. 8vo (159 x 236mm). Ppvi,124,ii. Half-tone illustrations. Black cloth, spine titled in gilt, plate tipped-on to upper board. Black clam-shell box titled in gilt. Edition limited to 1500 signed copies.
"They [SAAB] promote an overseas 'Diplomatic Sales' program where you can pick up your car from the factory, cruise it around Europe, and ship it back for roughly the same total price you would pay in the States. A night's lodging, dinner and breakfast, and airfare for two are thrown into the mix." The author grasps the opportunity to take an angling tour in Scandinavia, effectively for free.