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(SCHEFFLER, Axel.) DONALDSON, Julia.

The Gruffalo.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Macmillan Children's Books, 2007

Stock Code: 129370

£1,500
signed
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First gift edition, signed by both the author and illustrator on the title page, with an original small ink drawing of the mouse by Scheffler alongside his signature. The Gruffalo was first published in 1999 and won the Smarties Book Prize in the same year; copies of the first edition are notably scarce.

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Description

Large octavo. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to spine in gilt, illustration to front cover in gilt surrounding mounted colour illustration, illustrated vignette to rear cover, illustrated endpapers. Housed in the original pictorial slipcase.

Illustrations

Illustrated throughout by Axel Scheffler.

Condition

A fine copy in the slipcase with the publisher's stickers to front and rear panels.

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