Edition: First US printing.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book in 'The Williver Chronicles', a series for older children tracing the history of the Williver family within the setting of British and Commonwealth history from the 18th Century onwards. This focuses on The adventures of Tom Williver, a young boy in a world of poverty, slums and knavery, but also a world of James Watts modern machinery and the changes brought in the turbulent years of the early Industrial Revolution. 186 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in light green cloth in a near fine dustjacket.