New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. Hardcover. Translation by David Pritchard. Small 8vo. Green cloth with red lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 243pp. Very good/good plus. Jacket edgewornm a bit rubbed and with numerous small edge chips -- yet complete and attractive nonetheless. Item #40884
A tight and nice first U.S. edition of this second Van Zanten novel by the popular Danish novelist (1864-1935). Notes rear jacket panel, "a strange and fascinating tale of a tropical island and the four men who escaped there...." First U.S. edition (with "Published, July, 1922" on copyright page) apparently in a second state dust jacket (with ""Second Large Printing") noted.