Pony Rider Boys Series (Series 25)
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN THE ALKALI or Finding a Key to the Desert Maze
by PATCHIN,FRANK GEE
Our price: $115.00
Publisher: Henry Altemus Company
Date published: 1910
PHILADELPHIA: Henry Altemus Company, 1910. Cover a little soiled.
First note the spine. The fact that the series name is written below the little acorn indicates that this book at its earliest was published in 1911.
See: http://henryaltemus.com/juveniles/ for juvenile series dating information.
Thus it is not a first edition or printing. This series is quite common and without a dust jacket the books have only nominal value. Most long time collectors have an attic (or basement) full of unjacketed Altemus juvenile series books. A generous realistic value would be $5-10.