Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1945.
First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Bound in publisher's green cloth stamped in gilt. Very Good, lightly dust soiled, with some bleeding from the yellow topstain. Toning to pages and offsetting to endsheets. In a very Good unclipped dust jacket with toning, edge wear, a chip at the heel and some wear at the crown which has been color-corrected with red ink. Winner of the Newbery Medal, signed by the author. Item #140939934