New York: Longmans, Green & Company, 1949.
First edition, first printing. Signed by the author Catherine Cate Goblentz and illustrator Janice Holland on the half-title page in the year of publication. Bound in publisher's turquoise cloth stamped on dark blue. Near Fine with light shelf wear, light toning to cloth at edges and toning to pages. Previous owner name on half-title page. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with wear at the extremities, a short tear at the top of the front spine fold, and a small patch of abrasion on the front panel taking out the "e" in the title. Winner of the Newbery Medal, signed by both the author and the illustrator. Item #140939932