THE WILD BIRD
Edition: First US printing
New York: Doran, 1923. Light brown pictorial linen grain cloth stamped in dark green, pp , 282, . Vertical closed tear the length of pp 81-82 neatly repaired (no text loss), yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has very small chips to spine ends, small edge tears, else a VG+ bright example. An attractive copy of this romantic adventure novel set in Northern Alaska and British Columbia (Campbell River), scarce in dust jacket. Watters p. 291. In an isolated town lives a beautiful youth. A young woman comes in search of her missing father. They fall in love but the youth gets gold fever and is transformed "into a creature scarcely human." The young woman rescues him from his madness. Peel 4824.