1934. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in dark blue cloth, with map endpapers of the Caribbean and American Coasts, in dust jacket. 329pp. Good+ in fair dust jacket. Loss to front panel of dj along right extremity, front dj flap nearly detached, chipping to spine extremities and corners. Dj is clipped, but remains otherwise intact, bright, and is now housed in mylar. Soil and mottling to boards, front inner hinge weakened. Internally bright and unmarked. A historical fiction novel starring the legendary female pirate Mary Read. Scarce in dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Pirate Wench, A Picaresque Novel
Publisher: Ivan Washburn
Publication Date: 1934
Book Condition: good+
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Washburn, New York, 1934. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: in a Fair DJ. First edition. An ex lending library copy in a brown paper backed dj pasted down at flaps. Red boards stamped in black. A square and solid book, bright boards and lettering, moderate shelf wear. Internally sound and reasonably clean, sign-in stamp on first blank only lib marking, map eps are foxed. The dj is worn at edges, repaired internally at both spine folds, glued down at flaps. Original price present. Author was a bookseller, Fray Shay Books in Provincetown and Greenwich Village, also started the Provincetown Players. This book is based on an historical figue, Mary Read, a Lady Pirate!. Seller Inventory # 01007689