THE JINGO. by Chester, George Randolph.

THE JINGO. by Chester, George Randolph. < >


Edition: First printing.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1912.). Hardcover first edition - A classic and early spoof of the lost-race novels - after a shipwreck, Jimmy Smith, an American sales representative of the Eureka Manufacturing Company, brings 'improvements' to the idyllic island kingdom of Isola in the Antarctic. Chester is also the author of the Queen's Quorum title 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford.' Illustrated with a frontispiece and ten inserted plates with illustrations by F. Vaux Wilson. 394 pp.

Condition: Very good in the original embossed blue-gray cloth, with gilt lettering on the front and spine (some shelfwear to edges of boards, front hinge starting, a few scattered marginal foxing spots, and discoloration on endpapers. Binding is sturdy, covers are attractive.

Book ID: 35432
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