Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Original orange pictorial cloth with title and decoration stamped in black; small octavo; 334 pp. Color frontispiece, 4 b/w plates and pictorial endpapers by Mahlon Blaine. Bump to upper front corner, else near fine. No jacket. Very good. Item #16657
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JACK CALVIN: "To Hal Garrot, name-father to this brat of mine; and to Susie, maker of cakes. Jack Calvin." Calvin was the author of 2 other adventure stories, as well as co-author, with Ed Ricketts, of "Between Pacific Tides" - a standard marine biology text first published in 1939 and never out of print. Ricketts also co-authored "Sea of Cortez" with John Steinbeck.