New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Near fine condition / Very good condition (DJ). Item #019378
187 pages of text, followed by [i] page containing a biography of the author. Hardcover binding in almost new condition. The unclipped dustjacket has minor sunning to the spine, with minor rubbing, and minor discoloration to the rear panel from exposure to moisture which does not affect the book at all; protected in archival mylar. Signed by Beverly Cleary on the half title page with no further inscription. First edition, first printing with the number line starting with the numeral "1" on the copyright page. The text is clean and unmarked and it appears as though the text is unread.