New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1968. First printing. Hardcover. 285 pp. Price of $4.50 on the top corner of the jacket flap (bottom corner of the flap is clipped as usual on the trade dust jacket; the publisher printed the discounted library price on the bottom corner of the front flap and the trade price on the top corner and clipped whichever price was inapplicable). First issue dust jacket. A greeting card inscribed by Lloyd Alexander (Happy Greetings! Lloyd & Janine Alexander) is laid in. Also laid in is a program from an event honoring the author at Drexel University in May 1972. A very attractive copy of the final book in the author’s beloved fantasy series, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1969. Very near Fine / Near Fine. Item #00005327
Very near Fine book in a very attractive Near Fine dust jacket with some mild age toning to the spine panel.