Ken Ward in the Jungle 1912 by ZANE GREY ~ Early Printing ~ Adventure ~ Harper & Brothers

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Title: Ken Ward in the Jungle

Author: Zane Grey
Illustrator: V. C. Forsythe

Description: Early printing of first edition. Title page states 1912 and copyright page says Published September, 1912. The Harper's code ''D-R'' on copyright page indicates an April 1917 printing. Olive-drab cloth covers stamped in black and pale green with orange lettering on front cover; gilt lettering on spine. A bit spine cocked. Light rubbing to ends of spine. Top edge dust stained. Previous owner's name on ffep; some minor page soiling. Seven illustration on plates, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Plates show some damp staining at bottom corners. 308, [1] pp. 7.25 x 5 inches. In a removable clear archival sleeve.

Adventures of three young men in the Tamaulipas jungles of northeastern Mexico who, with their Indian boatman, encounter the dangers of the wilds, including encounters with fierce wildlife, jaguar, crocodile, snakes, and wild pigs. The incidents of this journey down the Santa Rosa River, a tributary of the Panuco River, were based on the author's own experiences.

Part of the Ken Ward series, which includes The Young Forester (1910), The Young Pitcher (1911), and The Young Lion Hunter (1911).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Place: New York
Year: 1912

Keywords: novels for boys, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Ken Ward series, young adult, YA, juvenile,

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