DAHL, Roald.

The Commemorative Limited Edition of the Works.

London: Harper Collins and Jonathan Cape, 1991 Stock Code: 143271
£2,500.00
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The Commemorative Edition of Dahl's classic children's books and his autobiography

The Commemorative Edition, limited to 500 sets of which this is number 323. This edition was published to celebrate Dahl's 75th birthday on 13th September 1991. The set contains: James and the Giant Peach (originally published in 1961); Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964); The Magic Finger (1966); Fantastic Mr Fox (1968); Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972); Danny, the Champion of the World (1975); The Twits (1980); George's Marvellous Medicine (1981); The BFG (1982); The Witches (1983); Boy: Tales of Childhood (1984); Going Solo (1986); Matilda (1988); and Esio Trot (1990).

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Description

15 volumes, octavo. Original blue quarter morocco, spines lettered in gilt, weave pattern paper boards, top edges gilt, buff endpapers. Each copy housed in a matching weave pattern paper-covered slipcase and the whole contained in a large open fronted blue paper covered box (one joint neatly repaired).

Illustrations

Illustrated throughout.

Condition

A fine set, clean and unmarked, housed in the original slipcase.

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