Very Good / Very Good. Item #8431
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1980. First Edition, Stated First Printing. Bookplate signed by L'Engle loosely laid in at front. Octavo. 325 pages. Illustrated dust jacket. Black boards stamped in gilt and silver.
Fourth in the Austin Family Chronicles series and named Newbery Honor Book in 1981.
Unclipped dust jacket is worn with some light chipping to edges and a 1 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge of front panel near flap. Boards show light edgewear and a touch sunned. Binding is sound. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown. Pages otherwise unmarked.