The Viking Press, 1975, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Arvis Stewart
The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Arvis Stewart. 1/4 dark brown cloth spine with yellow writing and 3/4 tan coloured boards with self embossed illustration of gryphons head on the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), again by Arvis Stewart, with brown coloured titles to the front panel and spine. "Summary: Jaine uses her power to put laughing to the stone animals that ornament New York buildings to escape her parents' quarrelling, but when the animals start to turn into stone she learns that having feelings of the price of remaining human.". Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine. The front board is slightly bowed. Dust marks and foxing to the paper edge and foxing to the rest. Previous owner's name on the free front endpaper and there is very faint foxing to the endpapers. Chipping to the corners of the dustwrapper and to the head and to the heel of the spine. Little crinkling to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges as well. Dustwrapper is price clipped, front fold over edge, top right hand corner. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 224 pages.. Deckled edges (rough cut). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Arvis Stewart. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Fiction -- Adolescent; ISBN: 067067107X. ISBN/EAN: 9780670671076. Inventory No: 0102517.