First Edition. Clara Elsene Peck dustjacket art and illustrations. Young adult novel set in New York City of a convalescing girl who solves a kidnapping. Bacon is an American writer best known for her female protagonists, and as a pioneer of the Girl Scouts movement and compiler of the Girls Scouts guidebook. Very Good, some spotting to cloth, contemporary inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, chip at mid-front flap edge.