Edition: First printing.
New York: Henry Holt, 1954. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel for young adults illustrated with drawings by Courtney Allen. A unique association copy, INSCRIBED by the author as follows: "For Mary and Fred, with love from sister Emma, whose professional signature is --- Emma Atkins Jacob. Publication Day, October 28, 1954."
Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket with a little wear at the ends of the spine and the folds.