Illustrations by Quentin Blake.London: Jonathan Cape, 1988 Stock Code: 134788
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.
Spine minimally cocked with negligible creasing to ends, foxing to top edge of book block; else a very good copy indeed in the jacket with creasing to edges and front panel, a little foxing to flap ends.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220