London: Collins, . First British Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original grey cloth blocked in green on spine panel, top edge stained green. 281 pp. Spine panel a bit tanned and foxed, a few stray finger-marks to the cloth; a very good, clean copy, lacking the very scarce dust jacket. Overall, an attractive copy of a very uncommon book. Very Good. Item #311787
¶ The first sequel to THE SWORD IN THE STONE, later collected (re-written with extensive revisions but overall a much shorter text) as THE QUEEN OF AIR AND DARKNESS in THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING (1958). The UK and US editions of THE WITCH IN THE WOOD also have some variations. The American edition precedes the British edition, it was published by Putnam in 1939.