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by Burgess, Thornton
First edition (See Wayne W. Wright, Thornton W. Burgess: A Descriptive Book Bibliography (Sandwich, Massachusetts: The Thornton W. Burgess Society, 1979), 91. Also referenced in Michael W. Dowhan, Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady: A Book, Magazine and Newspaper Bibliography (New York: Carlton Press, 1990), 251.) Presented by the author to Edna Taylor dated 1938 on free endpaper. Burgess (1874-1965) was a noted author and conservationist, a descendant of one of the first settlers of Sandwich, Massachusetts (www.thorntonburgess.org). He wrote 170 books and over 15,000 stories for daily newspaper columns. Eight color illustrations by Lemuel Palmer, born 1893 in Portland, Maine, an illustrator for Collier's, among other magazines. Frontispiece. Foreword by the author. Table of contents. Boards slightly faded around edges. Frontispiece page separated. Slight tanning.