New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1929. M. L. Kirk. Third Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 12mo. Pp. 243. Frontis. M. L. Kirk halftone color illustration with tissue guard. Third printing March 13, 1929. Pale green cloth, titles stamped in dark green on the spine and in borders on the cover, pale yellow endpapers decorated with publisher's device: head edge dust soiled, edges age toned and lightly foxed, former owner signed in ink on recto of frontis. plate, leaves crisp and covers bright. In the color dust jacket repeating the frontis. illustration in a scenic frame, with price $1.75 intact on the front flap: mellowed vertical crease to the cover, spine head chipped, moderate foxing to edges. Very Good / Good+. Item #6820
Historical novel set in a tavern on the Missouri where pioneer adventure passes before the eyes of a mischievous young girl. The illustration on the dust jacket front panel (and frontis.) features an African American girl holding a cat as a Scottie dog looks on. Dust jacket preserved in a clear, removable archival sleeve.