The Witches.London: Jonathan Cape, 1983 Stock Code: 148186
First edition, first impression. Winner of the Whitbread Award for Children's Novel in 1983, the book was adapted into a stage play and a two-part radio dramatization for the BBC, a 1990 movie directed by Nicolas Roeg which starred Anjelica Huston and Rowan Atkinson, and an opera by Marcus Paus and Ole Paus.
Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket designed by Quentin Blake.
Illustrations to text by Quentin Blake.
Spine a little cocked, internally clean although pages slightly toned. A very good, bright copy in the like dust jacket, not price-clipped, head of spine and corners a little creased else bright.
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