Very Good in Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First printing. A sequel to "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod". Remains of a bookplate are on the front free endpaper. Mild foxing to the endpapers. Otherwise fine. The dust jacket is edgeworn, with a small chip and a dampstain at the spine head. The spine is sunned. Tape repair to the underside. The price, $4.00, is present on the front flap.
Fine in Very Good+ jacket. First Edition, Signed by author, in original dustjacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with small dowsing rod decoration on cover, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed on title page by author: "For Ralph Billings with highest regard-Kenneth Roberts-June 12th, 1953." 337 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, one short closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An exceptionally nice copy. A sequel to "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod", Kenneth Roberts reporting on the talent of Henry Gross in the use of the dowsing rod to locate underground water resources is written in his incomparable style--detailed, witty and wonderfully readable.
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