New York: Henry Holt and Company , 1957. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 4-303,  pp. Brown cloth with pink lettering on the front board and spine, silver lettering on the spine. Price of $4.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with several in-text line drawings by Walter Dower. The first of two books that collect Ruark's fictional although largely autobiographical stories of a young boy growing up in North Carolina and his companionship with his grandfather. Ruark's best-known book. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #000010441
A Near Fine book with minor toning to the textblock; dust jacket shows minor toning to its spine panel and a few hints of edge wear including a small closed tear on the rear panel.