New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, .
Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 1/2". 309pp. Copyright states 1941, but list of further titles by Stephen W. Meader at rear panel ends in The Sea Snake (1943). Moderate wear to price-clipped dust jacket, with mild chipping to head and tail of spine, small open tear at edge of spine near front panel, small open tears to corners, and small closed tears to edges. Pencilled note to front flap. Gray cloth over boards, with bare tree copse scene stamped in black to upper board and upper board and spine lettered in black. Mild edgewear to binding, with light dust soiling. Previous owner's name to front pastedown, and toning to endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite handsome early copy in dust jacket of this fifteenth novel for young readers by Stephen W. Meader, illustrated throughout by Edward Shenton. Blueberry Mountain follows Buck Evans and his friend Joe Sullivan who face obstacles from thieving mountaineers, a spring flood, and attempted murder when they start their own blueberry farm in the Pocono Mountains; like many of Meader's books, Blueberry Mountain follows young men who strive to create their own businesses amidst adversity. Very good / good. Item #3287