Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co., 1991. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition, from British sheets. Octavo, original black boards titled in gilt on spine. 280 pp., map endpapers. Light browning to text block, a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket hich shows some light rubbing. The Canadian editions issued by Stoddart are the Export editions of the UK (Headline) first editions. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #308894
¶ Brother Cadfael is pleased to join his young friend Mark, now a deacon, on a mission of church diplomacy in Wales. Travelling in the safety of the Prince of Gwynedd's train, they are brought to unexpected dangers, as they seek to keep a young Welsh woman free from harm.