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The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree. by  Susan Cooper - Signed First Edition - 1965-1977 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 1254)

The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree.

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The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree.

by Cooper, Susan

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1965-1977. First British editions and true firsts of each book in the Dark is Rising Sequence. Octavo, 5 volumes. Each copy is signed or inscribed by the author. Each are in excellent condition in the original dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. One of the most celebrated fantasy sequences of all time, The Dark Is Rising is a searing, epic rendering of the eternal conflict between good and evil. It was inaugurated in 1965 with the U.K. publication of Over Sea, Under Stone by Jonathan Cape. The sequels were published 1973 to 1977, volume four, The Grey King (1975), won both the Newbery Medal, recognizing the year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children", and the inaugural Welsh Tir na n-Og Award for English-language books with Welsh background. The concluding Silver on the Tree (1977) also won the annual Tir na n-Og Award.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1254
Title
The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree.
Author
Cooper, Susan
Book condition
Used
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1965-1977
Keywords
over sea under stone first edition, Susan Cooper first edition, susan cooper signed first edition
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been... [More]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
clamshell box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with... [More]

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