Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
The Magical Car.London: Jonathan Cape and Queen Anne Press, 2014 Stock Code: 134332
One of 50 deluxe issue copiesFirst edition thus, one of 50 deluxe issue copies, numbered by the artist, this being number 140. Included with the three text volumes are two prints, signed and numbered 40 of 50 by Burningham. The deluxe edition was numbered 101-150; a further 100 trade copies, numbered 1-100, were also issued. This edition is a facsimile of the first edition, published as three separate adventures as it was in 1964, with the illustrations reworked by the artist.
3 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spines and front covers in gilt, front covers numbered in red. [Together with:] two prints by John Burningham housed in the green cloth portfolio. All housed together in the grey cloth slipcase.
Illustrations by John Burningham.
A fine set.
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