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AH, SWEET MYSTERY OF LIFE. by  Roald.   Illustrated by John Lawrence.: DAHL - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33855)

AH, SWEET MYSTERY OF LIFE.

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AH, SWEET MYSTERY OF LIFE.

by DAHL, Roald. Illustrated by John Lawrence.:

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London, Michael Joseph, 1989.. FIRST EDITION 1989, 8vo, blue boards, silver lettered, 162 pages. Line illustrations throughout by John Lawrence. 7 country tales for grown-ups, all spiced with a twist in the tail, some hilarious, some macabre. No inscriptions, tiniest bump to tail of spine and lower corner of upper cover, otherwise a Fine crisp clean copy in Fine DUSTWRAPPER, not price clipped, tiniest crease at tail of spine and lower corner of upper panel. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

Synopsis

A new collection of Roald Dahl stories, all on a theme of country matters; they will all feature those wily characters Claud, Rummins and Bert, who appeared so memorably in Dahl's famous story, parson's pleasure. There will be seven stories in the book, including one (Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life) that has never appeared in book form before. Roald Dahl has written a new introdution, and the book will be enhanced by line drawings.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
33855
Title
AH, SWEET MYSTERY OF LIFE.
Author
DAHL, Roald. Illustrated by John Lawrence.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Michael Joseph, 1989.
Keywords
ADULT SHORT STORIES COUNTRY LIFE FICTION

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Roger Middleton

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