TED JONES AT DESPERATION ISLAND or the Affair with the Yellow Coral Prince. Fortune Hunters Series #2.
Edition: Early printing.
Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, (1928). Hardcover - The second book in the only new boys series introduced by Altemus in the 1920s - one of four titles all published in 1928. These focus on three friends (the Luckless Three) and highlight their adventures in the South Seas. Although published under the name of Frank Patchin, the real author is unknown (Patchin died in 1925) Plain frontispiece. Format 2 with title only on front cover. 256 pp.
Condition: Very good in light blue cloth with dark brown titles on spine and front cover, small illustration on spine (a few spots on the cover, but a straight and title copy).