New York: The Viking Press, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. A clean, bright and lovely copy of this scarce title. A wonderful comic novel telling of a Johns Hopkins Latin Professor, Higbie Chaffinch, as he takes off with the free spirited daughter of a very conservative minister, and a remaing cast of characters consisting of Hiltonshurley Moggs (head of the Moggs Foundation for the purveying of useless things to worthy people), Kendrick, an almost famous reporter for a Baltimore daily and a few others, they sail the Chesapeake Bay, fleeing the Klan, boarding other ships dressed as pirates and of course, pursuing buried treasure. A delightful madcap book. Original black cloth a large orange moon on the front panel with the title lettered in black. In the extremely rare dust jacket with art by Politzer. The jacket is not price-clipped. Small tape repair along top edge of the rear panel. Listed in Bleiler, p. 79.