Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are ...Show synopsisMany of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.Hide synopsis
Description:Various illustrators. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous...Various illustrators. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Inscribed as gift. Tight save for illustrated plates: some loose, 1 has angled tear. 2-in. red stain across bottom front, qtr. -in. high. Brown moderate stains to back. Spine discoloration. 195 p. Includes illustrations. 19 grayscale artwork plates. Light blue cloth over boards, decorated with blue line art sailor, red neckerchief, round gold sun/moon. Blue & red titles, front and spine. Themes: cyclone, yacht-race, whale, blockade-runner, African swell, merman, Hirum Dorky, lost torpedo, ghost, sea-serpant, monkey captain, boyking islands, acrobatic steamer, North Pole discovered, becoming an admiral, hot contest, unsinkable pilot-boat, peaceful pirates, queendom of girlica.
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