Trigger Berg and the Treasure Tree


Author: Leo Edwards

Illustrator: Bert Salg

EDWARDS, Leo. Trigger Berg and the Treasure Tree. Illustrated by Bert Salg. NY: Grosset & Dunlap [1930]. 12mo, viii 188pp + [10] advts. Red cloth stamped in black and gold. 4 b&w plates. Faint crease along spine with two pinholes, upper corner of four leaves creased and four leave missing upper corners, previous owner’s initials in ink on front free endpaper, pages lightly aged, else a clean, tight copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (some soiling and scratches, two tiny holes in spine panel, light edge wear).

First edition. The first book in Leo Edwards’ Trigger Berg series. Famous for his boys book series, including Jerry Todd, Poppy Ott, and Andy Blake, this book is the first installment in the four-book Trigger Berg series. Filled with adventure, humor and mischief, Edwards’ novels captured the imagination of a generation of young boys.