DescriptionTom Lea. A Grizzly From the Coral Sea. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1944. First edition. Limited to 295 copies. Octavo. 32 pages. Green cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated endpapers by Tom Lea. Illustrations by Lea.
Condition: A fine copy in a slightly toned but fine dust jacket.
Reference: Lowman 25B.
This short prose work (Lea's second book) draws from his experiences aboard the USS Hornet during WWII. This scarce title wasn't reprinted until 1988, and it remains a highly sought-after item for collectors of both Tom Lea and Carl Hertzog.
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