ALL ADRIFT or The Goldwing Club, The Boat Builder Series…

ALL ADRIFT or The Goldwing Club, The Boat Builder Series #1. by Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897), < >

ALL ADRIFT or The Goldwing Club, The Boat Builder Series #1.

Edition: Early printing.

Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard Publishers, (c 1882). Hardcover - The first book in this series which focuses on the reformatory effects of getting boys at Beech Hill Industrial School involved in a boat building project - a story of adventure on Lake Champlain and its shores, but one which also incorporates many facts about boats and boat building. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece, illustrated title page and 1 glossy internal plate (although the title page refers to 8 illustrations, there is no list of illustrations or signs that any are missing.) 340 pp. plus 9 pp publisher's ads. Both the list at the front and in the ads at the back include all 6 titles in this series.

Condition: Good overall in embossed dark green cloth with gilt panels on the front cover and spine (front hinge starting, sticker on front endpaper)

Book ID: 76292
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