Charles Francis Stocking
Title The Identity of Douglas Bain
Publisher Chicago The Maestro Co. 1933
Seller ID 002058
Wine-red cloth covered boards with titles stamped in gilt. Bindings square and tight. Minimal self wear. Top of spine faded. Color frontispiece. 272 pages. 8 ½ inches tall....... Mr. Stocking's literary talent was fostered by early association with both small town and metropolitan newspaper work. This was followed by college training, where he specialized in mathematics, literature, and Scriptural origins. He was a newspaper correspondent, teacher, university secretary, author, lecturer, publisher, and mining and metallurgical engineer. He was sent twice to the jungle of Columbia, South America, in search of lost Spanish gold mines.