Edition: First printing.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book for children - an adventure story, set in the Near East, about an English boy - William Rod, or Goldenrod - born in India, and blind, and his guide-dog, Rajah. Includes sections on the International Aviation Phonetic Alphabet and meanings of the more difficult Indian words. Illustrated by Christopher Chamberlain with a wrap-around dust jacket and black and white drawings throughout. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-224-016296.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.)