Good. This book is in good used condition. The binding is tight and pages are clean. There is a star stamp on the top corner of the 1st page. The cover has wear with bumps, scuffs, edge chips and a small missing area at the bottom of the front cover edge. There is light creasing and bowing on the spine.
Good in Missing jacket. New York: Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1961. First edition. Hardcover. 424 pp. Very good, lacking jacket. Spine ends lightly bumped with small closed tear to head. Faint sunning to spine.
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.
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