New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1905.
Hardcover. 7 1/2" X 5 1/8". 308pp, plus three leaves ads, including one for the Boy Chums series' with subsequent titles listed. Tan cloth over boards with upper board lettered and ruled in green and red with pictorial paper label. Heavy wear to binding, with dampstains, edgewear, rubbing, and masking tape over spine. Dampstains extend from boards through entirety of text block. Christmas 1914 gift inscription to front free endpaper. A very worn but complete copy of this first book in the Boy Chums series, in which Charley West and Walter Hazard encounter deadly rattlesnakes, a wild panther, outlaws, swordfish, monster manatee fish, and dangers of all kinds. Poor. Item #2726