Publisher:Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, London and New York, 1952
Illustrator:Aub Stapleton -- Frontispiece
Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Aub Stapleton -- Frontispiece
IV, 5-256 pages, author's note. Colour illustrated frontispiece, by Aub Stapleton. Red textured coloured boards with yellow titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. There is a small bump to the lower left-hand corner of the front book panel. Browning to the text block edges. There is an inscription to the top edge of the free front end paper and age toning of the internal text. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Aub Stapleton, with green, yellow and black titles to the front panel and black and blue titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the backstrip edges. There is a small piece missing from the lower left-hand corner and top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper. There is a 0.25 " tear to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel creasing to the lower edge of the front dustwrapper panel. Yellowing and handling marks to the rear dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. A brother and sister, the pilot and a native New Guinean have to bail out of a crashing plane and land in a remote and remote part of New Guinea. After many adventures they reach tribes who take them to see "the wise ones" in the recess of one of the many mountain ranges of New Guinea. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Aub Stapleton -- Frontispiece. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Fiction -- Vintage ; Fiction -- Adventure ; fiction -- adolescent; Inventory No: 0108257.