New York: Harcourt, Brace & World; Atheneum, 1966-1977. First editions, first printings. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #18009
First U.S. edition, first printing, of the first title; true first editions, first printings of the remaining titles.
"Over Sea, Under Stone" is fine and bright; the dustwrapper is price-clipped and has the tiniest bit of wear at the edges, else it is fine as well. "The Dark is Rising" has a tiny bit of spotting on the top edge, and a bookplate on the front pastedown, else is in fine condiiton; the dustwrapper is not price-clipped,but has a short closed marginal tear and crease along the top of the rear panel; it is first state without the Newbery Honor sticker. "Greenwitch" has a small bit of wear on one corrner else is fine in a fine, unclipped dustwrapper. "The Grey King" is fine in green printed cloth; the dustwrapper is price-clipped else is in fine condition, and is first state without the Newbery Medal sticker. "Silver on the Tree" has a light residue from an old price-sticker on the front free endpaper else is fine; the dustwrapper is not price clipped and is fine.
Contemporary Arthurian fantasy and the struggle between The Light and The Dark. "The Grey King" was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1976, and "The Dark is Rising" a Newbery Honor in 1974.