Early Printing. Clyde O. De Land illustrations. Nautical adventure novel likely intended for young adults of a boy bound for New Amsterdam on a British ship but who is taken prisoner by the Dutch. Interesting novel concerning New York City while still a Dutch settlement. Extremely uncommon in original decorative dustjacket. Basis for the 1917 black and white silent film directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring John Tansey and Samuel N. Niblack. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, small chip at lower front panel.