London, South Kensington
28 November 2011
DAHL, Roald. James and the Giant Peach. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. 8° (254 x 178mm). 4 coloured plates and illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. (Light staining to lower margin affecting 5 leaves, occasional light finger soiling.) Original blind-stamped orange cloth, gilt spine, pictorial dust-jacket (smal dent to back cover, corners lightly bumped, dust-jacket with extremities lightly rubbed, spine faded and lightly scuffed, 2 small clean tears, one repaired, light soiling). Provenance: Roald Dahl (inscription).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed: 'To Nigel Allsopp and the children of the splendid Everleigh Primary School. I loved my visit. Love, Roald Dahl. March 1976'.
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