FRED HALYARD, The Life Boat Boy; or, The Smugglers of the Inlet. A Story of the Lower Beach.; Beadle's Half Dime Library. Vol VIII. No. 187. February 22, 1881. Charles Morris, 1833 - 1922.

FRED HALYARD, The Life Boat Boy; or, The Smugglers of the Inlet. A Story of the Lower Beach.; Beadle's Half Dime Library. Vol VIII. No. 187. February 22, 1881.

New York: Beadle & Adams, 98 William Street, 1881. Very early printing, ca 1 March 1881 (cf. Johannsen BEADLE I, 187-1/2DL). 23, [1] pp. Text triple column. Last page publisher series advert, listing, as published, though No. 188. Wood engraving to front wrapper. 11-5/8" x 8-3/8". Printed self-wrappers, sewn (Type I format). Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Hint of age-toning. Light wear. A VG+ copy. Item #48451

Per Johannsen, "A story of smugglers along the New Jersey shore and in New York City" which first appeared serially in the Saturday Journal, XI, No. 539 - XI, No. 549, July - September 1880. Cf. Johannsen I, p. 440.

Rare Beadle publication, with OCLC listing just one institutional holding: NIU.

Price: $95.00

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