BALLANTYNE, R.M. Crusader Series for Boys
Title: Slave of the Moors. in dj.
Publisher:  Latimer House, London , 1950,
Seller ID: 62486
BALLANTYNE, R.M. Slave of the Moors. London : Latimer House, (1950). Pp 152, including frontis. 8vo, green cloth. The Crusader Series for Boys. This book, first published in 1888 as The Middy and the Moors, [See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.92] is a novel of the sea inwhich our hero, a young naval officer is hijacked on the Mediterranean sea and made a slave of Arab pirates. "This is real "Ballantyne", through and though, full of manly adventure, pluck and daring, in that wholesome, sturdy style that made him one of the greatest of boy's writers." -from the dustjacket. Light foxing to end papers and top edge, ow lovely copy in clean b right dust jacket. 35.00