Scribner, 1928, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Early
JAMES BOYD. Drums, New York: Scribner, 1928. Octavo, illustrated trade edition, preceded in 1925 by an edition without the artwork of N.C. Wyeth, pp. xii, 409, 14 color plates, black cloth boards with gilt lettering and crossed cannons stamped into spine, illustration mounted on front, identical illustration laid in (probably salvaged from the dust jacket, which is lacking here). Boyd's first book. Condition of this book: Very good with chips in rear joint, discoloration to cloth, spots at top edge, exceptionally clean and bright inside. First Illustrated Edition, or first by this illustrator and in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 1920s; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54072.