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DAHL, Roald.

The BFG.

Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1982 Stock Code: 145151
£425.00
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First edition, first impression. Dahl's fantastical tale was expanded from a short story within his 1975 book Danny, the Champion of the World. A film adaptation, directed by Steven Spielberg, was released in 2016.

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Description

Octavo. Original light grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Black and white illustrations in the text by Blake.

Condition

faint marks from a child's ownership inscription to front pastedown. Spine ends a touch bumped, slight soiling to boards, the binding otherwise sound, light spotting to edges, contents a little toned, else internally clean and unmarked. A very good copy in the very good jacket, a little rubbed, light toning to verso, not price-clipped, bright.

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