1949 Hardcover Book, Elephant Walk, Robert Standish, Fiction, Literature, No Dust Jacket, Romance,

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1949 Hardcover Book, Elephant Walk, Robert Standish, Fiction, Literature, No Dust Jacket, Romance, Adventure Novel

A hardcover fictional novel by Robert Standish. It is entitled Elephant Walk. This is a 1949 First American Edition. The book's hardcover is tan cloth with title in dark green and a portrait of an elephant on the front in brown. This was made into a movie in 1954.

On Ceylon, Tom Carey changed failure in coffee to success in tea planting and made an enemy when he built his big manor across a long used elephant trail. His motherless son inherits the land and house as well as the vengeance of the elephants.

Digby George Gerahty (1898 – 1981), wrote under the pen-names of Robert Standish and Stephen Lister. He was an English novelist and short story writer during the 1940s and 1950s. He was also a featured contributor to the Saturday Evening Post.

8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
278 pages
No Dust Jacket
Tan Cloth Cover With Title in Green and Embossed Elephant in Brown
Copyright 1949 (First US printing)
Published by The Macmillan Company

This book is in Used but in Good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The binding is completely intact but loose on the back cover. The pages are slightly yellowed with age.

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