Very Good. Item #12195
New York: Macmillan Company, 1905. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's blue pictorial cloth, front cover stamped in green and yellow, gilt-lettered spine, top edge gilt; 243pp.; frontispiece, six leaves of plates, full-page map of San Francisco Bay in text. Very slightly ex-Harvard Library with their rubberstamp to front free endpaper verso, light rubbing to corners and spine ends, spine gilt a bit dulled; rather attractive, if oversized, contemporary (1912) pictorial ex libris of the Royal Rosarians Portland to San Diego passenger train to front pastedown, light soil to pp. [9/10], else Very Good and sound.
Collection of adventure stories inspired by the author's youthful tenure first as an "oyster pirate" and later as a member of the California Fish Patrol.