THE BOOK OF THREE. London: Heinemann, . Octavo, boards. First British edition. The first book in the chronicles of Prydain series, an ALA notable book. "Lloyd Alexander ranks as one of the best writers of high fantasy to emerge since Tolkien, and his five novels comprising the Chronicles of Prydain are true classics of the genre." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 40-3. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4B-8. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 256-61. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced 21s net. (#161555).
"First published in this edition 1966" on copyright page.