Category: Children's / Illustrated

THE STRONGHOLD Stock code: 14144


London: Hamish Hamilton. 1974


First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Charles Keeping illustrated dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Rear endpaper removed and the rear pastedown with a small flower drawing by the author to the top left corner. Complete with the original pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly faded to the spine and faintly spotted to the flaps. Not price-clipped (1.60 net to the front flap).




Winner of the 1974 Carnegie Medal. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the front endpaper "For Sybil Scott / With best of good wishes / from / Mollie Hunter / 17.7.75".