Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Margaret K. McElderberry/Atheneum, 1975.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Michael Heslop
A most charming first printing of the first edition in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with the Newbery Medal. First state in gray cloth, green end papers with ISBN to the top left of jacket front-flap.
Susan Cooper's Newbery Medal winner of 1976 is the fourth book in The Dark is Rising sequence and tells the story of eleven-year-old Will, the youngest of the Old Ones, who uses considerable powers to find the golden harp that will awaken the sleepers. Not an easy quest with only the mysterious Bran and his dog Cafall helping him fight the forces of dark and evil; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; [xii], 208,  pages.