Illustrations by Quentin Blake.London: Jonathan Cape, 1988 Stock Code: 132525
First edition, first impression. Matilda won the Children's Book Award in the year of its publication. It formed the basis for both the 1996 film directed by Danny DeVito and the successful stage musical which premiered at the RSC's Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2010.
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket.
Numerous illustrations in text by Blake.
A fine copy in the good jacket, spine panel sunned, extremities a little creased, chip to front fold.
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