My Uncle Oswald.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980 Stock Code: 137837
First US edition, first printing. The UK edition was published the preceding year. The novel stars Uncle Oswald, a character who previously appeared in "The Visitor" and "Bitch", two short stories also written by Roald Dahl (both of which can be found in Switch Bitch).
Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed green boards, gilt lettering to spine, initials "RD" in gilt to front board, fore edge untrimmed. With the pictorial dust jacket by Fred Marcellino.
Foot of spine slightly bumped, small mark to rear cloth, top edges a touch sunned. Else a near-fine copy, firm and square, in the clean, bright dust jacket, not price-clipped.
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