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    Boy

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    Boy By Roald Dahl First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1984). Signed by the author to a bookplate affixed to the front endpaper Original publisher's dark blue cloth with gold lettering to spine. Some pushing to spine ends with a couple of minor knocks to board corners; small brown stain to fore-edge; crease to bottom corner of a few pages; free from inscriptions - very good. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some mild and occasional edge wear, primarily to spine ends; couple of very small nicks to spine tips with a small and faint stain to spine foot - very good or a little better.
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Roald Dahl UK First Edition, First Impression (George Allen & Unwin, 1967). Illustrated by Faith Jacques and originally published in the US three years earlier. No jacket as issued. Laminate has lifted to top and bottom of spine, as is common; a little rubbing to spine tips; edges lightly toned; very small bump to corner of upper board with a ding to top edge; barely perceptible scuff mark to lower board and faint writing impression to upper board; name inscription to front pastedown has been scribbled out; a little abrasion to top corner of front endpaper with writing impression. A very good example, nonetheless.
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Roald Dahl US first edition, first impression (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1964) with six-line colophon on the final page, as opposed to the five lines corresponding to subsequent impressions. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author to a bookplate affixed to the title page: 'With lots of good wishes, Roald Dahl 1974". Precedes the UK edition, which was published three years later. Rare in this condition bearing a unique inscription from the author. Slight pushing to spine tips with some residue to front endpaper from a removed bookplate; boards in very fine and clean condition indeed, as are contents - near fine. Original and unclipped dust jacket (bearing price of $3.95) has very minor and occasional traces of wear to top edge; a couple of very small areas of mild rubbing to spine panel; small and unobtrusive scratch to rear panel - near fine or better. A beautiful, near fine copy overall.
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    Danny The Champion of the World

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    Danny The Champion of the World By Roald Dahl American first edition, first impression (Alfred A. Knopf, 1975). Signed by the author with dedication on a slip affixed to the front endpaper: 'To Kenny, Love Roald Dahl". Bottom corners of upper and lower boards a little rubbed with mild bumping to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has some light edge wear, mainly to top; slight sunning to spine panel. Very good overall or a little better.
    £500.00
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    George’s Marvellous Medicine

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    George's Marvellous Medicine By Roald Dahl First Edition, First Impression (Jonathan Cape, 1981). Signed by Road Dahl to a cut signature slip affixed to the title page. Spine ends and bottom corner of front board bumped; light foxing/soiling here and there to edges. Original dust jacket is price-clipped with a little wear to extremities.
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    Going Solo

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    Going Solo By Roald Dahl First Edition, First Impression (Jonathan Cape, 1986). Warmly inscribed and dated by Roald Dahl to half-title: 'Happy 95th Birthday to my very old friend Alan, Love Roald Dahl 1987'. Due to be adapted to film. Book a little bumped to spine foot, bottom corners of upper/lower boards and to top edge of lower board; rubbing to top edge of lower board; gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a little wear to spine tips. An excellent example overall.
    £700.00
    £700.00
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    Matilda

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    Matilda By Roald Dahl First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1988). Some compression to spine tips with minor bumping to boards; small mark to bottom edge; free from inscriptions - very good. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some light edge wear with a small closed tear to top edge of front panel; a little spotting to front and rear flaps; slight fading to spine panel - very good. A very good copy overall.
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    The BFG

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    The BFG By Roald Dahl First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1982). Illustrated by Quentin Blake and adapted to film twice in 1989 and 2016. Some compression to spine ends with a couple of minor knocks to corners of rear board; some toning to edges with previous owner inscription to front endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some general edge wear, mainly to spine tips with a tiny chip to spine head and another small chip to bottom corner of rear panel; fading to spine panel with partial fading to rear. A very good copy overall.
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    The BFG

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    The BFG By Roald Dahl First edition thus, first impression (Puffin, 2016). Limited to 5,000 copies featuring a new foreward and never-before-seen illustrations by Quentin Blake. Published to coincide with the film release of 2016. Fine, with a trivial knock to spine foot, in a fine dust jacket.
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    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

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    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me By Roald Dahl First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1985). No dust jacket as issued. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author in the year of publication to front endpaper: 'To Alice Love Roald Dahl 1985'. Original illustrated boards with dark blue endpapers; light bumping to extremities; a few small indentations to lower board with some superficial marking to upper board - a very good example indeed.
    £1,750.00
    £1,750.00
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    The Minpins

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    The Minpins By Roald Dahl First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1991). Illustrated by Patrick Benson. Fine book in a fine dust jacket with just a hint of trivial to spine tips.
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    The Twits

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    The Twits By Roald Dahl First Edition, First Impression (Jonathan Cape, 1980). Signed by Roald Dahl to a bookplate and by Quentin Blake to a cut signature slip, which are both affixed to the title page. Slight fading to spine panel of original and unclipped dust jacket, with a small area of abrasion to bottom edge of front panel. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket.
    £650.00
    £650.00