One Good Tern
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1943.
Illustrated by Guy de Selincourt illus. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Item #BOOKS001800I
Light wear, gift inscr; DJ dampstain/wrinkling. Solid hardcover. 1943 Christmas gift inscription. ; British wartime first printing. The children build a boat, Tern. "Anthony and Robin, with Anne and Elizabeth, and helped by the Bosun and Mr Rutherford, build a boat, a real boat, half-decked, seventeen feet long and six feet broad, rigged with a mainsail and a jib. Her name was Tern, and it was Robin's idea. How they built the boat and launched it and sailed and cruised in it is a fine and exciting story." Not in Toy, although Family Afloat and his non-fiction are included. Quite uncommon in dust jacket. ; 313 pages.