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Adams, Richard.

Watership Down.

Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc., New York: 1972
  • $85
9" x 6". 429pp. Cream paper covered boards with a cream cloth spine, in dust wrapper. With a couple small spots to the boards, else fine condition. The bright, near fine jacket has just a touch of edge wear. Considered a classic of literature for youngsters, this book won Adams the 1972 Carnegie Medal which recognizes the year's best children's book by a British subject. He also won the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and in 1977 California schoolchildren selected it for the inaugural California Young Reader Medal in the Young Adult category, which annually honours one book from the last four years.
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