Honolulu, Hawaii: DeGroat Publishing, 1923. 5th. Signed in ink "Aloha, Don Blanding". 1923. Stated Fifth Edition. Bound in tan grass weave binding. Paperback copy with the front wrap attached to the grass weave with two cutouts for the Title and also Don Blanding's name to show through. Thus, the front wrap is separated from the book and incorporated into the binding. The inside flap has a large bookplate with an illustration of an octopus pasted down. In addition, laid in is "A Talisman" by Blanding in staple bound color-illustrated card wraps, and published by DeGroat Publishing, Portland. [1940's]. Very Good. Item #75567
Don Blanding's first book, which was first privately published. Scarce in the grass binding.