The Happy Isles


This vintage first edition is bound in green cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine. Spine lettering somewhat faded; mild edgewear; mostly a clean, tight copy. Black-and-white plates by John Alonzo Williams, including frontispiece, within. A novel that centers around an adorable baby, and the two women who try to claim him as their own. 485 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • The Happy Isles
  • Basil King
  • John Alonzo Williams, illustrator
  • Harper & Brothers, 1923
  • First edition