Good / Good. Item #13106
New York: Dial Books, 1976. Eleventh Printing. Signed by the author on full title with inscription "To Alicia & Jennifer, Best Wishes Always! Mildred D. Taylor (1988).
Octavo; [viii], 276pp. Illustrated dust jacket with $14.95 price and Newbery Medal sticker. Boards in mauve paper-covered boards and brick cloth spine with gilt lettering. Jacket shows a dime-sized chip at bottom back and a few more shallow chips and tears along edges and head of spine, with two strips of external tape repair at top back. Large dampstain to front panel, mostly visible to interior but with some noticeable rippling to exterior. Corner of Newbery Medal sticker just turning up at edge from thwarted attempt at removal. Boards bowed -- front moreso than back -- with some bumping at corners and spine ends and a few light scuffs to surface. Spine a bit cocked. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.