Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1931.
A first american edition, first printing in very good condition. The spine is cocked, with some fraying. The boards are loosening, and the previous owner has signed the front endpage.
This book is about a boy who wants to become a geologist and go on adventures in different parts of the world. He rises through the ranks of the mining company and becomes a successful executive. However, he always yearns for the excitement of exploration. He eventually leaves his career behind and travels to various parts of the world, discovering new gold mines and becoming one of the most famous geologists in the world.; 8vo; 312 pages.