Illustrations by Quentin Blake.London: Jonathan Cape, 1982 Stock Code: 146629
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.
Octavo. Original light grey boards, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket.
Black and white illustrations to the text, all by Blake.
A very good copy, contents mildly toned, faint stain to fore edge, contents clean and free from marks, in the like dust jacket, not price-clipped, tiny tape repair to verso, two closed tears to rear cover, else bright.
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