Near fine condition in original beige woven cloth. 8vo, pp. 275. This is the first trade edition. With printing history of author's other books at the end. This copy with the author's personal bookplate inscribed and signed by the author. Nautical novel by the master storyteller about a shipwreck on Boon Island, off the coast of Maine. With maps on endpapers, and encased in original dust jacket, chipped at spine ends, with light overal shelf wear but still in good plus condition.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. Octavo. Signed PRESENTATION COPY from the author, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. With the author's initials in gilt on the front cover, and in the original glassine jacket, with has a gently closed tear at the edge of the spine. The book is fine and unmarked, with the author's signature in bold blue fountain pen ink on the flyleaf.
SIGNED. 275pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 beige cloth with green cloth covered boards. Map endsheets. Fine condition. The original glassene wrapper is present, but worn. Signed by Roberts on the front flyleaf. Roberts was a staff correspondent for the Saturday Evening Post and an author of travel books. Roberts retired in 1928 to write the Chronicles of Arundel, a series of American historical novels; the series eventually included Arundel (1930), The Lively Lady (1931), Rabble in Arms (1933), and Captain Caution (1934). All Roberts's novels are historically accurate. His later novels are Northwest Passage (1937), Oliver Wiswell (1940), Lydia Bailey (1946), and Boon Island (1956).
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