Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo, beige cloth with brown lettering on spine, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) of Colombus leading a procession of Spanish riders accompanied by two natives designed by Richard Cardiff, map endpapers of Spain and the Mediterranean, 317 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #3321
James H. Street (1903 – 1954) was a Mississippi-born soda jerk-turned-hobo & reporter-turned minister, who became a well respected author of Southern historical novels. He was well known for his boy-and-a-dog story The Biscuit Eater. His first historical novel was called The Promised Land (1940), which led to a series of five historical novels. "Goodbye, My Lady" became a bestseller and was made into a movie. Overall, he wrote 17 novels and many short stories.
This is a historical novel about Columbus.
SUPERIOR CONDITION: tight, bright, clean copy. Dust jacket is very bright with one relatively clean 3/4" cut in the top front and light soil on the back panel.