David Goes to Baffin Land. David Binney Putnam.

David Goes to Baffin Land

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1927.

Albert Schaffenberg. First Edition. Hardcover. 7 7/8" X 5 1/2". Flatsigned by the Author to flyleaf. "This is a copy of the First Edition" stated on copyright page. Mild rubbing to edges and corners of blue cloth hardcover. Cover and spine lettered in black. Pictorial endpapers, showing the "Cruise of Morrisey." Bookplate to front pastedown. First plate loose and laid in to place. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. Several black and white photographic plates throughout, with in-text illustrations as well "drawn by the fourteen-year-old artist," Albert Schaffenberg. A solid, signed first edition copy of this second volume in David Binney Putnam's youthful travels, this one following David's thirteenth year, while participating in a scientific expedition aboard the Morrissey, a schooner. A fascinating travelogue written by a teenager for teenagers. Good. Item #1316

Price: $30.00