Title The Mysterious Christmas Shell (signed)
Edition First Edition
Publisher Boston: Little, Brown (1961)
Illustrator Krush, Beth and Joe
Our Book # 007640
8vo Decorated tan cloth. 184pp with black & white illustrations from ink and wash drawings by Beth and Joe Krush. Tom and Jennifer return to Redwood Cove for Christmas holidays, only to find that Sea Meadows, where they'd met the Churnadryne, is to be leveled for a shopping center. A presentation copy to poet Jean Burden, warmly inscribed and signed by Eleanor Cameron, dated January 1962. Laid in is a clipped review of the book. Small piece torn from the lower margin of one leaf else Very Good+ Dustjacket with a little wear and chipping at spine ends and a corner tip.