Poor. No dust jacket. 270 p. Bk is tight interior pages light suntanning, all tight. Exterior is poor, Frt cvr is rubbed with spotting & soiling, spine is tight with crease mk top to bot. Bk cvr is soiled, has some white spots, bot left corner torn & loose, top corner approx 1/2" pc gone, it looks chewed, lucky dog to have read a Ruark volume. Obviously a reading copy only, but interior is all OK.
Good/poor only (see notes) 270pp. Covers are bumped and worn. 1" chip top spine of DJ which is soiled, badly worn, torn, chipped, etc. Author's first book, but a very so-so copy. The mylar helps only so much. Previous bookseller had a price of 95$ on this! ! ! Which might explain why he's out of business.
ISBN. Hardback. First Edition as stated on the copyright page. Front free endpaper once once removed and has now has a very nice repacement endpaper tipped back in, otherwise book is a Tight sound unmarked copy in Very Good condition. Dustjacket is in Good to Very Good condition with slight creases around its edges.
Good. INSCRIBED! Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947. 1st edition. 8vo. Light green/olive cloth with pinkish-red text to spine and front board. 270pp. Inscribed "For Lee-Who adopted me early and has never been able to shake the responsibility / Bob" by the author on front free endpage. Good condition. Acceptable dust jacket. Water staining to the rear board. Interior toned with offsetting to rear endpage and pastedown from two articles laid in. Jacket browned with some shelfwear and chipping, the largest 1"x1.5" to the front upper right corner. In protective mylar cover. Inquire if you need further information.
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