Held in the Everglades: Spalding, Henry S. Held in the Everglades: Spalding, Henry S.

Held in the Everglades

Spalding, Henry S.

Published by Benzinger Brothers, 1919
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Blue-grey cloth with illustration stamped on front cover. 234 pages + 13-page list of additional published titles: "Books of Doctrine, Instruction, Devotion, Meditation, Biography, Novels, Juveniles, Etc. " Black & white frontispiece by Frank McKernan corresponds to a scene in the story. McKernan (1861-1934) was an oil painter from Pennsylvania who was a student of Howard Pyle. ~ Book is clean, binding tight with only minor rubbing to bottom corners and spine ends; text block mildly darkened, previous owner name/address/date on front free endpaper. Interior pages clean and unmarked; title page only has very light, mild spotting. ~~ Reverend Henry S. Spalding (1865-1934) was a prolific author of fiction and nonfiction with a Catholic perspective. He wrote a number of "wholesome Catholic" adventure novels for young people. Many took place in various Midwestern states, i.e. Kentucky, Wyoming, Nebraska, Michigan. This is one of his southern novels, set in Florida. The Reed family, pioneers in the Catholic Settlement Society, lives on the southwest coast of Florida near the Ten Thousand Islands. Curious young Phil Reed wanders away from his foster family, and meets up with an army deserter disguised as a Seminole Indian who is looking for a companion to explore the Everglades with him. Phil agrees to go, and danger and adventure ensues. The novel is also full of naturalist descriptions of the Florida wilderness. ~ Laid into this copy is a small descriptive, illustrated leaflet featuring books published by Benzinger Brothers, 'Printers to the Holy Apostolic See.' [Not in Gardner.]. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Held in the Everglades
Publisher: Benzinger Brothers
Publication Date: 1919
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Frank McKernan
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition

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Book Description 2018. Softcover. Condition: New. 260 Lang: - eng, Pages 260, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1919']. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # PB1111008442511

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Book Description 2018. Leather Bound. Condition: New. 260 Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1919']. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 260, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. COMPLETE LEATHER WILL COST YOU EXTRA US$ 25 APART FROM THE LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # LB11008442511

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Book Description Benziger, 1919. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. VERY SCARCE 1st volume of an obscure two volume series, not even mentioned in Mattson's Guide to Boys Series Books. Story involves the Reed family in South Florida. Phil Reed is the impetuous son, who is constantly in trouble. (He also appears in the sequel Signals From the Bay Tree 1921). Book has grey cloth boards with black lettering and a decorated cover. Frontispiece on coated paper by Frank McKernan. 234 pages. Front free endpaper is missing. Seller Inventory # 813029

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Spalding, Henry S. , S. J.
Published by Benziger Brothers, New York (1919)
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Book Description Benziger Brothers, New York, 1919. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Original greyish blue cloth cover with bright pictorial cover of two large rifles, a man an a young boy in a canoe. Light general wear, spine ends and corners lightly rubbed. Light dust spotting to edges. Previous owner's name on and address on pastedown, otherwise bright, clean interior pages with solid binding. Rare title in this series. ; 8vo; 234 pages. Seller Inventory # 44854

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Book Description Charles Scribner's Son, New York, 1919. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Frank McKernan (illustrator). First Edition, First Printing. 12mo; 19 cm.; 7.5 inches tall; 234 pages + 13-page list of additional published titles: "Books of Doctrine, Instruction, Devotion, Meditation, Biography, Novels, Juveniles, Etc. -------- Blue-grey cloth with illustration stamped on front cover. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner name/address/date on front free endpaper. No dust jacket. ------ The black/white frontispiece by Frank McKernan corresponds to a scene in the story. McKernan (1861-1934) was an oil painter from Pennsylvania who was a student of Howard Pyle. ------- Reverend Henry S. Spalding (1865-1934) was a prolific author of fiction and nonfiction with a Catholic perspective. He wrote a number of "wholesome Catholic" adventure novels for young people. Many took place in various Midwestern states, i.e. Kentucky, Wyoming, Nebraska, Michigan. ------- This is one of his southern novels, set in Florida. The Reed family, pioneers in the Catholic Settlement Society, lives on the southwest coast of Florida near the Ten Thousand Islands. Curious young Phil Reed wanders away from his foster family and meets up with an army deserter disguised as a Seminole Indian who is looking for a companion to explore the Everglades with him. ------- Phil agrees to go, and danger and adventure ensues. The novel is also full of naturalist descriptions of the Florida wilderness. -------- REF: 1st volume of an obscure two volume series, not mentioned in usual bibliographies. WorldCat/OCLC: 8871982, 10 copies located. Seller Inventory # 009627

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