New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Introduction by Christopher Morley. Illustrations by Hans Alexander Mueller. Small 4to. Terra cotta cloth over bevel-edged boards, decorative paper-over-boards slipcase. xiv, 237pp. Illustrations. Near fine/very good. Spine lacks gilt-lettered black calf label, as usual; quite mild slipcase edgewear. Item #47905
Tight and nice copy of this historical fiction set in Scotland, lengthily subtitled "How he was Kidnapped and Cast away; his Sufferings in a Desert Isle; His Journey in the Wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called." Colophon at rear notes limitation of 1500 numbered copies (this #1132) boldly signed in full by illustrator Mueller. Laid in is the small announcement card and interesting 5½" X 8" handbill advertising "Exhibition of work in progress / WOOD ENGRAVINGS / for the Limited Editions Club's / KIDNAPPED" on display in New York, presumably in 1938. NEWMAN 107.