Edition: First printing.
London: Michael Joseph, (1955) dj. Hardcover first edition - Hard to find first edition of the first novel by Miss Read - a writer who has also taught in rural schools like the one she writes about in "Fairacres." Illustrated throughout with drawings by J.S. Goodall. 238 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some overall edgewear to the green dust jacket, but price of 10s,6p still present)