Flat SIGNED & inscribed to the title page by Ms. Burnford and SIGNED by the illustrator Susan Ross as well. Like new, very gently read, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is crisp and solid. Corners are sharp and square. Spine is ever so slightly cocked. Previous owners neat name in ink to verso of the front board. Pictorial endpapers. Red cloth boards. Dustjacket is bumped to the head of the spine and the top edge of the front panel, handful of tiny chips to extremities, lightly rubbed to extremities, shows some soiling and minor shelfwear. Now protected in brodart jacket. Exquisite illustrations and line drawings by Ms. Ross. From the author of "The Incredible Journey".