New York: The Century Company, 1897. First American Edition. Kipling's third novel, following the adventures of a spoiled 15 year-old son of a railroad tycoon, after he is saved from drowning by a Portuguese fisherman in the north Atlantic. Basis for Victor Fleming's 1937 Oscar-winning film adaptation, starring Lionel Barrymore and Spencer Tracy. Livingston 138. Item #3667
First Printing. Octavo (19.75cm); sage green cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in red, black, and gilt on spine and covers; top edge gilt; 323,pp; illus. Faint forward lean, gentle sunning to spine, with front hinge cracked, and a few tiny bruises and tears to text edges; Very Good.