1st Edition

Captain Courageous by Rudyard Kipling


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1897. Doubleday Doran (Garden City). 1st Edition. Ex-Libris.

Light wear to cover, edgewear, ex-libris plate on back of front cover and several inscriptions from previous owners on back of cover and first endpaper. Interior is clean. A Very Good copy of the 1st American Edition

First appearance of this story in book form. The crew of a fishing schooner make a dramatic rescue of a young man, who turns out to be the pampered son of a rich millionaire, but the fishermen are unable to return him to shore until the end of the season. The story develops into an account of how he is changed by their treatment of him.