Viking, 1987. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Excellent condition, lightly read – a rarity for a title this popular and of this vintage. Original dust jacket, not price clipped, good condition, edge wear and some tears, rear top corner saw tooth chips. Quarter-bound in cream cloth over green boards, with green endpapers, bright silver and gilt lettering to the spine, and the image of a dragon gilt-stamped on the front board. Wonderfully illustrated throughout in black and white by David Palladini. 326 pages.