Blaine, John THE WAILING OCTOPUS: A Rick Brant Science-Adventure Story
New York, N.Y.: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, (1956). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, virtually as new!, in pinkish tweed-pattern composition binding with black lettering and devices; pictorial endpaper map of Spindrift Island; near fine illustrated dust jacket with lightning bolt insignia and volume # (11).
Rick and pal Scotty search for a Virgin Island called Clipper Cay--described in a pirate's logbook they dug up on their beloved Spindrift Island. Illustrated within in b&w, including plain paper frontispiece.