Danny The Champion of the World.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975 Stock Code: 139198
First US edition, first printing. The UK edition was published earlier the same year. A film adaptation was made in 1989, starring Jeremy Irons with his son Samuel in the title role.
Octavo. Original brown cloth-backed orange boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge purple, pheasant vignette to front cover and publisher's device to rear in blind, green endpapers. With dust jacket.
Black and white illustrations by Jill Bennett in the text.
Very light spotting to edges, else a fine copy, in very good jacket, very lightly toned, very minor shelfwear, slight brown mark at foot of rear panel.
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