This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...nothing." "You can bet I never put through a job unless I do it right," struck in Barton with great selfcomplacency. Rob, crouched in his cramped place of concealment, flushed with anger. Right then and there he determined that, come what might, he would see this strange adventure of his through to the bitter ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...nothing." "You can bet I never put through a job unless I do it right," struck in Barton with great selfcomplacency. Rob, crouched in his cramped place of concealment, flushed with anger. Right then and there he determined that, come what might, he would see this strange adventure of his through to the bitter end. This resolve was still in his mind when the two men shoved the boat off, bade good-night to the rascally Barton, and, all unconscious of their secreted passenger, got under way. "If I get out of this alive, I'll be lucky," soliloquized Rob as he heard the oars and felt the boat moving through the water. "I wonder if I've done right? At any rate I'm in it now, and, as a Boy Scout, I'm going to see it through." CHAPTER XVIII. THE ISLAND HUT. Rob, in his place of concealment, could hear the two men talking as they rowed. Their conversation related, in the main, to the affairs of the night. Apparently, so far as Rob could gather, the stealing of the plans of the submarine was not yet complete. It appeared that Barton was to remain on the island in his capacity as trusted aide to Mr. Barr, and to gather up all he could of the details of the new submarine, down to the smallest particular. Scarcely daring to breathe, Rob listened with all his might to the conversation of the oarsmen. At the same time the thought was running through his mind that he had acted rashly in taking the step he had. But the boy pluckily made up his mind to stick to his resolution of discovering just what was going on inimical to the plans of the United States Government and Mr. Barr. Before very long the prow of the boat grated on a sandy beach, and the two men, gathering up some rolls of paper and several bulky-looking objects, left...
Good with no dust jacket. Pictorial cloth, moderate edge wear, slight fraying at corners. Moderate soiling of covers, page edges, a solid copy. Former owner's name inside front. An 18 page catalog of publishers books for young readers follow text.; 12mo 7"-7½" tall; 292 pages.
Illustrated by Wrenn, charles Frontis Ilust. Fair. 5x8" FAIR Condition, TITLE PAGE GONE. covers soiled, inner hinges weak Dec Clothbound; 292+pg pages; Cover Art Shows Boy scouts climbing wooden wall. AMERICAN FLAG in Background. colorful cover ilust litely soiled. Spine & Cover Shows Black Titles & Ilust Boy Scouts. Spine Shows Boy Scout & His Hat. (DOES HAVE "Boy Scouts" in Hat Logo. (. frontis ilust is based on text at page 75, Shipboard signal with 2 columns of black smoke.."
Very Good + No DJ. Wrenn, Charles L. 12mo = 7-9" 292pp. Brown cloth covers are illustrated. Some soiling and scuffing to covers. Top/bottom of spine, edges and corners are worn. Covers are cocked. Christmas message to previous owner in ink on front endpaper. Last few pages of book are advertisements for other books by the publisher. Only a couple of line drawings throughout book.
Charles L. Wrenn. VG+ No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Pub by Hurst, 1912. NOT exLib. VG+ cond. hardcover, no dj. Tan bds w/ brown, green & red pict dec & lettering on cover & spine. Glossy Frontis illus in b&w by C.L. Wrenn. A very nice copy. 292pp + 15pp. Square, straight, tight & clean, overall VG+ cond. Same or next day shipping. Please email any questions.
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