A High Wind in Jamaica (Modern Library #112.2)

By: HUGHES, Richard

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Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

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A Modern Library reprint edition of the adventure novel by Richard Hughes. This is the story of a group of children who are sent from their home in Jamaica to live in England. Along the way, their ship is seized by pirates and the children experience harrowing events as they are forced to live on the pirate ship. With an introduction by Isabel Paterson, and four black & white illustrations by Amy Drevenstedt. Originally published under the title "The Innocent Voyage." This work was named to the Modern Library list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists 372 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1932 date appears in book). ML #112.2. --- With some discoloration to lower corner of cloth, inkings to front free endpaper and title page, otherwise a sound, bright copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with chips and a few tears to edges, partial gold star sticker affixed to front panel, else intact, bright and wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xxii, (2), 399 pages

Title: A High Wind in Jamaica (Modern Library #112.2)

Author Name: HUGHES, Richard

Location Published: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1955]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions

Stock No.: 87070