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Captain Caution; A Chronicle of Arundel

Captain Caution; A Chronicle of Arundel

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Captain Caution; A Chronicle of Arundel

by Roberts, Kenneth

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near fine/very good. Signed first edition of Captain Caution by Kenneth Roberts.. Octavo, 310pp, [6]. Navy blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, gilt design and blind stamped details on front board. Stated "first edition" on copyright page. Solid text block, detailed imagery on endpapers, a few minor marks on boards, a near fine example. In publisher's dust jacket, $2.50 retail price on front flap, some chipping along edges, a touch of shelf wear and toning, a very good example. Inscribed by the author on title page: "For Robert H. Stevenson, with best wishes, Kenneth Roberts." Kenneth Roberts was a historical fiction writer who won a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation in 1957 for his novels focusing on early American history.


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Captain Caution; A Chronicle of Arundel
Roberts, Kenneth
Signed first edition of Captain Caution by Kenneth Roberts.
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