The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves by Claude A. Labelle 1922 A.L. Burt Company

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Dive into the adventurous world of the early 20th century with The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves by Claude A. Labelle, a captivating entry in The Ranger Boy Series published in 1922 by A.L. Burt Company. This hardcover book invites young readers and collectors alike into the thrilling lives of the Ranger Boys.

Set against the rugged backdrop of the Maine wilderness, the story follows three inseparable friends: the affluent Garfield Boone, the resilient Dick Wallace, and the quick-witted Phil Durant. As members of the Maine Ranger Service, they confront challenges head-on, from battling timber thieves to engaging in daring rescue operations. Their camaraderie, courage, and dedication to justice shine through in this timeless tale, making it a must-read for fans of classic youth adventure stories.

Though the book shows its age with wear on the cover and a missing page before the title page, as highlighted in the photos, its spirit of adventure and friendship remains undiminished, offering a glimpse into the issues faced by rangers in the early 20th century.


  • Author: Claude A. Labelle
  • Publisher: A.L. Burt Company
  • Year: 1922
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 239
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1 inches
  • Condition: Good, with noted wear

Four Key Features:

  1. Engaging Adventure: A part of The Ranger Boy Series, targeting readers aged 12 to 16.
  2. Historical Insight: Reflects early 20th-century perspectives on conservation and ranger service.
  3. Dynamic Characters: Follows the lives and challenges of three friends in the Maine Ranger service.
  4. Collector's Item: A valuable addition to any collection of classic youth literature.

Beyond The Final Page:

The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves not only offers a thrilling narrative but also serves as a window into the past, reflecting the values, challenges, and adventures of a bygone era. It's a testament to the enduring appeal of friendship, bravery, and the call of duty.


This vintage book has been previously owned and shows signs of wear consistent with its age, including a missing page before the title page and wear on the cover. Please see the photos for a detailed look and contact us for more information or additional pictures.

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