First edition of this Boy Scout adventure story, with interesting publisher's ad for similar books laid in – rarely found in the original dust jacket.
Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket.
THE BOY SCOUTS FOR CITY IMPROVEMENT
"Will appeal to those in search of good, wholesome books at a modest price." – Jacket
Scout Master Robert Shaler wrote numerous Boy Scout adventure stories in the early days of the organization – published only four years after the Scouts was founded, these titles helped to raise the profile of the young group.
New York: Hurst & Company, (1914). 7.25'' x 4.75''. Original grey pictorial cloth. Original unclipped pictorial dust jacket. 160 pages. Gift inscription to front flyleaf. Publisher's advertisement flier laid in. Jacket with some edgewear and toning, 2" closed tear to front hinge. Binding with mild shelfwear, spine ends lightly bumped; occasional bits of soil to leaves. Bright.
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