Title: Seventeen Chimneys
Author: Theodore Acland Harper
Description: First Edition. Buff color cloth boards decoratively stamped in red on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Dust jacket chipped at foot of spine; small chips at corners; rear panel rubbed; price clipped; in an archival mylar sleeve. 270 pages.
Seventeen Chimneys, a boys novel, recalls the authors real life experiences growing up in New Zealand, his experience as a sailor, and his mining adventures in the American Southwest.
Theodore Acland Harper (1871-1942) was born in New Zealand and worked for more than a decade as a miner, including stints in Arizona, Alaska, and Siberia. He moved to Oregon in 1912 and wrote several novels for young readers. He was very active in the Camp Fire movement and was affectionately known as ''Uncle Toby'' at Camp Namanu, located near the Sandy River, where he was well remember for his storytelling.
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Viking Press
Place: New York
Keywords: Camp Namanu, Uncle Toby, YA, juvenile, boys, adventure, novel, fiction, New Zealand,
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