Alger, Horatio Jr.
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
World Syndicate Publishing Co
; No pagination-approx 117 pages, no specific date or printing indicated (not a first); Textblock is tight with tanned pages; Brief neat gift inscription dated 1934 on front-free endpaper, feint price remains; Red cloth boards, title in silver on front board & spine (nicks head of spine/spine-roll) hence price, a solid copy; Front panel of dust-jacket retains warmth of colors; Small pieces missing top-bottom edge (caused nicks/close-tears, jacket is now protected), light shelf-rubbing - else modest wear; Front-flap presents some titles from 'Alger' series/the 'World Wide' series, while the back flap presents some titles from the 'Scout Patrol Boys' series; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ......(Part of the famous 'Alger' series by author Horatio Alger. In this story we find Andy Gordon, the son of a poor widow as the hero, and eager for an education he's obliged to work after-school to get it. By contrast Herbert, one of Andy's classmates is the son of a wealthy lawyer, and is a disagreeable boy. The many thrilling experiences shared bring out the fine character of Andy, including his feelings toward justice, and he resolves to do all in his power in order to obtain it, showing how his work was not in vain.)
THE ALGER SERIES ANDY GORDON/BY HORATIO ALGER, JR. JUVENILE FICTION-THE ALGER SERIES, ANDY GORDON/BY HORATIO ALGER JR. JUSTICE-JUVENILE FICTION STORY, ANDY GORDON/BY HORATIO ALGER EDUCATION-HARD WORK-JUVENILE FICTION