New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1972). First US edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Item #22020 .
8vo. ix,(3),429,(1) pp. A fine copy.
The first printing of the US edition, with the full number line on the copyright page; cream-colored binding; and with 70003 on the rear board. The dustwrapper is also first state, with the rabbit and compass repeated on the rear panel; a price of $6.95; and blurbs from UK entities.
Author's first book and a classic adventure novel. Winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Prize.