Hardcover pages are tight and clean. No structural damage to binding or hinges. There is light shelfwear and rubbing to the boards. Library discard with usual attachments/marks. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pocket removed. 270 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1966. ISBN: 0. Young Alan Pepperill aimed to be a fur trader someday, with a castle of his own 'somewheres out in the land beyond the rivers.' That was the real reason why he ran away from his Uncle Jule to join the scraggly band of soldiers setting out from Winchester, under tall young Colonel Washington, to drive the French from the forts along the Ohio and the Allegheny.