Edition: First printing.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1952.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story writtten for young adults of the ill-fated attempt of the Scots to found a colony in Central America: New Caledonia, a story of heroism, of a young Scotch Laird and his friendship with a Guarani Indian boy, of sickness, pirates, and danger on land and sea. Illustrated with drawings by Christine Price. 239 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (dustjacket has a tape repair the upper edge, discoloration on flaps and endpapers from tape.) Contents are very clean, binding is tight. Back cover of dustjacket advertises Heinlein's The Rolling Stones.