Fair. A readable copy only. All pages and the cover are intact, may not include dust jacket. Pages may include considerable notes in pen or have highlighting. Possible ex library copy. May not contain accessories.
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.
illustrations by Joseph Papin. Very Good. Book DJ clean with light shelf wear and gentle signs of handling use, price unclipped with n inscriptions. pages clean with no folds or creases looking carefully read with illustrations and maps intact. Clean, solidly bound, lightly used copy.
Joseph Papin. Fine in Near Fine jacket. Novel about a boy's hair-raising adventures down the Mississippi river, that was the basis for the Walt Disney film. Jacket has barely any wear (some tiny close tears and no chips) over a fine book. Author won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
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