[Item #18785] The Steam-Shovel Man. Ralph D. PAINE, B. J. ROSENMEYER, novel, illustrations.

The Steam-Shovel Man

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in navy blue on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 212pp. Hint of sunning to spine, minor dust soil to upper board edges, with faint offsetting to endpapers and touch of foxing to right edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, gently spine-sunned, with a few tiny nicks and closed tears along the edges; Very Good+.

Paine's 17th novel, a juvenile adventure novel centered around the digging of the Panama Canal, and part of the Scribner Series for Young People. Copies of the first edition are scarce, in or out of dustjacket.

Price: $200.00

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