Proof copy. ''A Journey to Matecumbe, '' an adventure set in the American South during the Reconstruction. A wonderful exciting and funny tale of a post-Civil War journey by a young boy and his uncle from Kentucky to the Florida Keys being pursued by the Ku Klux Klan and a vengeful southern aristocrat, with lots of great adventures in between. Pp.418, occasional line drawing illustrations by Joseph Papin + illustrated maps printed white on red to endpapers, minor spotting to closed page edges. Orange papercovers have uneven sunning and dusty marks. Good. ** A Journey to Matecumbe was adapted in 1976 as the Disney movie Treasure of Matecumbe>
Joseph Papin. Octavo, hardcover, VG in beige marbled boards with black cloth at spine. No dj. Map endpapers. A rollicking picaresque tale about a boy and his uncle fleeing the Ku Klux Klan during the Reconstruction period following the Civil War. Funny and hair-raising, besides the KKK, villains in hot pursuit include wicked Indians, rutheless spies and imposters as nephew and uncle navigate the Mississippi to the Florida Keyes. Plots and counterplots abound in this tale of high adventure from Robert Lewis Taylor (1912-1998) which was adapted as the Disney movie, Treasure of Matecumbe in 1976. b & w drawings.
Good in Missing jacket. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. 423 pp. Very good, lacking jacket. Slight bump to top rear board corner; occasional small spot showing at board corners or spine ends; front board with partial sticker, showing where part of sticker was removed. Clean, unmarked text. This novel was adapted by Disney in the 1976 film Treasure of Matecumbe.
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