The Mysterious Bookshop

Drysdale, William - The Mystery of Abel Forefinger

New York, Harper & Brothers, 1894. First edition. A letter from an uncle who is a successful banana planter in South America leads to an adventurous trip for fifteen-year-old nephew Larry Kirkwood and his cousin.  Very Victorian in plot and tone. B&W illustrations. Spine slightly cocked, previous owner's name with date to front endpaper. Slight wear to extremities. $35.00.


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