THE TATTOOED MAN: A Todd Moran Mystery.
Edition: Later printing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, (ca 1950, c 1926.) dj. Hardcover - Originally subtitled "A tale of strange adventures befalling Tod Moran, mess boy of the tramp steamer "Araby" upon his first voyage from San Francisco to Genoa via the Panama Canal. Illustrated with black and white drawings and with great dust jacket art by Lawrence Beall Smith. Uncommon vintage juvenile adventure story by this popular California writer, who was born in Stockton (just down the road from us) and lived an adventurous life himself. 332 pp.
Condition: Ex-library with markings and missing front endpaper, in a good+ dust jacket (remnants of spine sticker, but overall quite attractive.)