Title: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition, Second State
DAHL, ROALD. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1964. First Edition, SECOND STATE with 5 line colophon on final page and fourth line states "Bound by Book Press, Brattleboro, Vt." Page 73 of text refers to "pygmies." Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman with 1/3 to 1/2 page black & white pictures throughout. Book is in VERY GOOD+ condition with red textured cloth cover, with gilt lettering on spine and embossed title on cover. Book's spine tips and corners are gently bumped and worn. Book has white smudges to boards: two on front and two on back? 1 ?" and one ?" on each. Book is tight bright and unmarked except previous owner's tasteful book plate tucked inside on left page of page before title page. Mustard yellow endpapers. Book is in exceptional condition especially for 50 years old. Dustjacket is in VERY GOOD condition with glossy white cover with illustration of half eaten candy bar inside full color funky lettering of title on top half. Jacket has two chips ? one 1 x ?" triangular chip on top edge of front cover and one ?" x 1" chip at bottom spine tip. There are two small tears on top and bottom edge of front cover. Jacket is lightly sunned and there is mild rubbing to covers mostly evident on back. Book is not ex-library. FIRST ISSUE jacket with no ISBN listed on back flap and price point is intact. Precedes the English edition by three years. This is the classic story "concerning the adventures of four nasty children and Our Hero with Mr. Willy Wonka and his famous candy plant.". Bookseller Inventory # 006050
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