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Author Name:    BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Title:   Red Rooney : or, The Last of the Crew. dec. olive green cloth, gilt to spine

Publisher:    Fitch, Pattillo & Co., Truro, 1886, 

Seller ID:   61003

BALLANTYNE, R. M. Red Rooney : Or the Last of the Crew. Cancelled title page: now reads... Truro, N. S.: Fitch, Pattillo & Co., (1886). Pp 442, including frontispiece + [4] leaves of engraved plates and [8] pp of publisher's ads to rear. 8vo, decorative reddish floral illustration to spine and boards on olive green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.88 for the first edition. This is another high spirited arctic adventure novel by R. M. Ballantyne. Red Rooney finds himself separated from his crew after his ship fell victim to an iceberg. Near death his life is saved by Okiok, a native Eskimo, and so begins Rooney's introduction to the mysteries of this little known society of hunters. Cocked, bumping to extremities, light wear to edges, cracking between pp 304-305, and 320-321, dampstain to rear endpapers and last [3] pp, browning to edges, previous name, else very good. 75.00


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