London: Collins, 1952. [Adventure Novel] SIGNED FIRST EDITION WITH ORIGINAL JACKET ARTWORK. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.284 . SIGNED by the author in black ink to title page. Publisher's pink cloth lettered in gilt to spine. With the dust-jacket designed by Kenneth Farnhill, priced at 10/6. Together with the original artwork hand-painted by Farnhill (27 x 24cm), with original notes in ink and pencil to backing board. Presented in a custom-made fleece-lined red quarter morocco clamshell box, with gilt titles to spine and red cloth over sides. Total dimensions 31 x 27cm. Light toning to jacket spine. Artwork in lovely bright condition, with some wear due to its original use. Near fine. A unique presentation of this tale of the oil-boom in the Canadian Rockies. Item #60729
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