New York: Scribners, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Full blue cloth. With dark blue line drawing to front board, lettering at spine. In original illustrated dust jacket. Unclipped. Jacket with mild shelf wear, substantial section of paper loss from front panel, upper end, near spine. A smaller section of loss from same edge, toward the center. Volume with slight lean, small areas of discolor in gutters and at top of spine cloth. Bands of toning to endpaper, otherwise sound, clean, unmarked. Very good + / good +. Item #14776
Villiers' account of his journey, along with two 14-year olds, named Stormalong and Hardcase, along with 12 other boys, aboard his schoolship the Joseph Conrad. An attractive first printing in lovely jacket. 188p.