first editionoriginal green cloth, pictorially stamped and lettered in black, pictorial endpapers
by HOYT Vance Joseph
Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., (1931). First edition. original green cloth, pictorially stamped and lettered in black, pictorial endpapers. Spine with small abrasion of pigmentation of cloth, foreedge very slightly faded, else fine/pictorial dust jacket(a bit rubbed at spine ends, slightly dust soiled). Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull "Malibu will charm the reader by its description of the great Outdoors and the creatures that inhabit it. There is a masterly plot, with Malibu, the deer, as the hero, and his strange but fine companionship with Gato, the puma, as a strong part of its setting. It will appeal powerfully to those who admire animal life at its best and sympathize with it when beset by city bred hunters with every device that himan ingenuity can frame ..." -from the dust jacket. (Inventory #: 33433)
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