Captive of the Corsairs (James Barbary) lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: MacDonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1969, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white drawings;
From the cover: In 1803 Tom OShaughnessy and his sister Cathleen were slaves in Tripoli. Life was not too unbearable for them and the risk involved in trying to escape seemed great. But when Tom learned that his sister was to be sent to the Sultan of Turkey as a gift for his harem, he felt that desperate measures were called for to get them out of the corsairs hands.
At that time …
In the Adventures in History series.
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a short, closed, tear to the foot of the upper panel. Previous owner’s lable to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 141 pages. 8″ x 5½”.