First edition, first impression, first state (with six-line colophon of print details) of Dahlís most enduring work, a highspot of twentieth-century childrenís literature. The true first issue, which precedes the UK first by three years. Very Good+: tight and square binding in sharp red cloth; a few minor surface scratches to the cloth and a little pushing to the spine tips; publisherís chocolate-coloured topstain; mustard-coloured endpapers; one tiny spot to the fore-edge of the page block; a few smudgy marks to one page (138), else crisp and clean, free of inscriptions and foxing. The unclipped, first-state dustwrapper ($3.95 stated and NO ISBN to rear) is likewise Very Good+: bright and vibrant; a little rubbing and light wear to the spine tips and corners (with tiny chips to the heel of the spine and one corner); a trace of toning to the spine; presented in a removable, archival-quality Brodart protective cover. A handsome copy. All orders are sent carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. ROALD DAHL SPECIALISTS. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (First ...
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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