New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, .
Hardcover. 8 3/4" X 6". 250pp. Copyright states 1933 with no other dates listed. List of further titles by Stephen W. Meader facing title page goes to Blueberry Mountain (1941). Moderate edgewear to dust jacket, with red mottling to upper edges and spine, small tears to edges and extremities, bumping to corners, and shallow chipping to head and tail of spine. Green cloth over boards, with stag's head stamped in black to upper board and spine lettered in black. Moderate wear to binding, with bumping to corners, light dust soiling, and scattered rubbing. Binding is firm and sound. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Foxing and toning to pictorial endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite charming 1940s copy in scarce dust jacket of this sixth novel for young readers by Stephen W. Meader, illustrated throughout by Lee Townsend. King of the Hills follows the determined Breck Townsend, whose ambition to photograph the biggest and craftiest stag of the hills leads him into trouble with a ring of illegal hunters; like many of Meader's books, King of the Hills follows a young man who strives to create a business amidst adversity. Very good / good +. Item #3285