Publisher: Reprint Society 1958 by arrangement with Jonathan Cape, special club edition for World Books Members only. Hardback with good, protected dustjacket, charming illustrations by the author, 351 pages, illustrated colour map endpapers. The cover, in blue cloth boards with silver titling and illustration, is in good, sound condition with a little fading to spine and edges. Internally the book is in good, sound, clean, bright and firm condition with light tanning to page block edges commensurate with age. The protected, pictorial dustjacket is in generally good and bright condition with some foxing to the opening edges and flap edges and a couple of small nicks to top edge and top spine edge plus a small tear (without loss) at top right corner of front. Otherwise, a smart, sound and bright 1958 copy of this classic story with all the wonderful and familiar illustrations by the author.