The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me.London: Jonathan Cape, 1985 Stock Code: 120075
Inscribed by DahlFirst edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front blank, "To Justin, with love Roald Dahl 14/10/85". This copy was purchased at Dahl's local bookshop and inscribed close to publication (October 1985). As described in the separate written account about Justin's time spent with the Dahl family that is supplied with this copy, the recipient was a friend of Theo Dahl, the author's third child and only son, and he spent a considerable amount of his time around the Dahl house in Great Missenden, including having an after-school job at Dahl and Son Antiques on the High Street.
Quarto. Original illustrated boards, titles to front cover and spine in black, dark blue endpapers. No dust jacket issued.
Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Some rubbing to sides, extremities bumped. A very good, bright copy.
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