The Boy's Camp Book: A Guidebook Based Upon the Annual Encampment of a Boy Scout Troop; the Second of a Series of Handy Volumes of Information and Inspiration. Edward CAVE.

The Boy's Camp Book: A Guidebook Based Upon the Annual Encampment of a Boy Scout Troop; the Second of a Series of Handy Volumes of Information and Inspiration.

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Green cloth with black lettering and black pictorial front board stamping. xiv, 195pp. Frontispiece, 3 full-page illustrations, numerous small line drawings. Very good overall. Occasional inoffensive dampstain near gutter near page bottoms; mild binding edgewear, slight fraying at spine head; pencilled 1914 ownership signature on front flyleaf. Item #46258

Quite tight and nice first edition of this early Boy Scout camping guide -- frontispiece and full-page illustrations are among Norman Rockwell's very earliest book illustration work (the first being Carl H. Claudy's "Tell Me Why Stories" in 1912).

Price: $150.00

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