Illustrated by Patrick Benson.London: Jonathan Cape, 1991 Stock Code: 145152
First edition, first impression, number 67 of 500 special presentation proof copies, with the publisher's limitation sticker to half-title. This was Roald Dahl's final work written for children, published posthumously. Minpin was the nickname Dahl used for his daughter, Ophelia, to whom he dedicated the book.
Quarto. Original pictorial boards, spine and front cover lettered in red and black, red endpapers. With dust jacket.
Colour illustrations throughout by Benson.
spine ends a touch bumped, the binding otherwise sharp, internally crisp. A near-fine copy in the near-fine jacket, light creasing to spine ends, not price-clipped, bright.
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