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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: FINLAY, CAMPBELL K. Title: Fisherman's Gold: The First of the Adventures of John Macinnes Native of the Hebrides.
Description: George G. Harrap, London, (1960), Ist edition.. 189 pp, 8vo, HC in dust jacket. B&w illus by W.B. White. "The Hebrides are the colourful setting for this thrilling adventure..fourteen-year-old John MacInnes persuades a local farmer and landowner to trust him with the care of his sheep in their summer quarters on Goat Island. Once this is settled, and he has the use of a boat, he organizes a camp so that his friends, three other boys and two girls, can help him in his scheme to fish lobster from the island. In the beginning , t h e p o s s i b i lity of finding a treasure of long lost gold, said to have been hidden there by pirates, was uppermost in their minds as a wish and a dream. It becomes a reality when they realize that men will murder for gold.." Previous ow n er 's n a me /a dd re ss /d at e at top of ffep. Dust jacket has light edgewear/rubbing, several small closed tears with associated creasing, a few tiny chips, large closed tear (archivally taped) on rear panel, spine lightly browned, light s oil in g t o r ear p ane l, cov er art cl ean and bright. VG/G.
Keywords: Hebrides, Boy's Stories, Sheep, Shepherds, Lobsters, Gold, Pirates, Mystery, Juvenile Literature, Scotland, Children's.
Price: US$ 12.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 5248
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