Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl: first UK edition
The UK first edition with classic and charming black and white illustrations by Faith Jacques. A very good copy of this iconic children’s story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Original pictorial coloured illustrated shiny boards. The spine has some repair and small loss of the shiny cover. 3cm missing of the edge of the spine ends and 2cm patch of wear to the top edge of the spine. Corners of the book are lightly bumped. Tiny booksellers stamp on the front paste down. Rubbed out pencil name of previous owner on free page. The contents are lightly grubby in some places (see photos). Page 10 is dog eared. 8vo, 240 x 170 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, 127 pages,
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