COLLECTOR'S 1953 vintage hardcover book with original dust jacket - Captain Adam. Adventure on the high seas, pirates and romance makes this novel a real page turner. Publisher: Crown Publishers, NY Copyright, 1953.
Written by Donald Barr Chidsey, traveled the world in tramp schooners- tramp steamers, boats and private yachts; lived mostly in the South Seas.
OUTSTANDING dustjacket art by Barye Phillips, who started working for 'Columbia Pictures' advertising department in early 1940's. Drew many illustrations for training booklets and various materials during WWII.
Dustcover in brilliant color features: Handsome man holding beautiful woman with pirates in background. Would look great framed. WOW!! Black and white photograph of author on dustjacket back.
DJ: "Adam Long was an indentured servant who made his fortune at sea against all odds, he had won his way to the top of the heap over mutineers, merchants of Newport, nobleman and pirates.
His biggest challenge came when Lady Maisie Treadway of London, a red-haired, beautiful woman boarded his ship. Then things happened in turbulent succession, Adams quest led him through amazing adventures, eventually to London and to the greatest surprise of his life."
Hardcover, bright DJ & blue boards, 285 pp. Binding tight. BCE. Fine vintage condition.
DJ near fine/bright/clean-light shelfwear-light edgewear at spine ends-corners & back light yellowing. Cover near fine/bright/clean-minimal shelfwear. Pages near fine/bright/clean-bfep yellowing.
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