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Dan Carter Cub Scout and the River Camp by Mildred A. Wirt - 1949 First Edition

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Dan Carter Cub Scout and the River Camp by Mildred A. Wirt - 1949 First Edition Dan Carter Cub Scout and the River Camp by Mildred A. Wirt - 1949 First Edition Dan Carter Cub Scout and the River Camp by Mildred A. Wirt - 1949 First Edition

SYNOPSIS:  213 pages. By the primary author of the Nancy Drew mysteries. About this mystery: Dan Carter and the other Den 2 Cubs enjoy having meetings at their cave near the river's shore. During a treasure hunt one evening, Dan and Brad discover a box containing a strange code which has a mysterious reference to Skeleton Island. Dan and Brad also discover a young boy nearby unconscious on the beach. The boy reveals his name as Jacques but refuses to give any additional information about himself. The Cubs take care of Jacques that night, but the boy disappears the next day. Later, the coded message is stolen as well. Dan and Brad learn of fur thieves in the area and wonder if there can be any connection to Skeleton Island after they see an unfamiliar boat signaling near the island.The Cubs visit Skeleton Island on a camping trip, and while hiking see Jacques in the caretaker's house. The Cubs speculate that Jacques may be a prisoner on the island. Through a strange turn of events, Dan discovers the identities of the fur thieves and is forced to help them steal another fur shipment.After several exciting adventures, Dan and the Cubs help bring the thieves to justice, discover Jacques' true identity, and learn the secret of Skeleton Island.

Publisher: Cupples and Leon Company Publishers, New York. 1949 First Edition.

Format: Hardback. No dust jacket. Not an Ex Lib. 

Condition: Volume in Poor to Acceptable condition and offered as a reading copy. Red cloth boards with black lettering. This was obviously a very well-loved children's book: Clear tape over spine cover, covers have major bumping and edge wear, owner's name written on inside front cover, foxing, age yellowing, binding split at front cover with binding mesh showing, soiling to inside back covers. The good news is all pages are free of marks, tears, and completely intact and legible for even more great hours or reading enjoyment! More "collectible" versions of this are priced much higher.

Photos illustrate condition of overall volume.

See Grading Scale page for explanation of grades. Photos of any obvious condition issues will be provided.

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