Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964 Stock Code: 137010
A near-fine copyFirst edition, first printing, first issue. The first issue can be distinguished by the six lines of printing information on the final page: this was cut to five in all subsequent issues. The US edition precedes the UK edition by three years.
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, title device to front board in blind, top edge purple, dark yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box.
Illustrations by Joseph Schindelman throughout.
Ownership signature to head of front free endpaper. Light foxing to fore edge; a near-fine copy in the bright jacket, spine a touch toned and with a few light marks to panels.
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