New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1948.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 1/2". ix, 249pp. First printing, with $2.50 to front flap and "I" to copyright page. Moderate wear to dust jacket, with shallow chipping to head and tail of spine, sunning to spine, small open tears to extremities, and mild dust soiling. Blue cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in black over yellow. Mild edgewer to binding, with bumping to corners, hard bumping to upper edge of upper board, and mild sunning and dust soiling. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Pictorial endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite attractive first printing in dust jacket of this twenty-second novel for young readers by Stephen W. Meader, illustrated throughout by Edward Shenton. River of the Wolves follows Dave Foster, kidnapped by an Indian war party from his uncle's farm in the Maine wilderness during the French and Indian Wars. Very good + / very good. Item #3291