London Pan Books 1957 First Edition Paperback. Good minus condition. Spine has been taped. Moderate edge and corner wear, some creasing, rubbing of edges, light soiling. Interior is unmarked other than a few corner creases, age tanning to pages and inside covers. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall;
When intrepid adventurer, Jim Maitland, returns to England for a brief visit, he meets a charming young woman named Judy Draycott, who solicits his help in a perilous matter. She relates the story of her brother, Arthur - drifting in South America until he meets an old sailor who, on his deathbed, tells him about a hoard of buried treasure. When Arthur is shot during an attempt to return to London, Maitland persuades his cousin, Percy, to accompany him to Lone Tree Island, where the treasure is allegedly buried. But what can they do with only half a map? ..."