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Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator

Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator

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Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator

by DAHL, Roald

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
VG/VG
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Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1972. 1st Edition. VG/VG. SCHINDELMAN, Joseph. Stated First Edition. 15.8 x 24 cm blue cloth backed paper boards with blue stamped vignette to the front, pink stamped titles to the spine and borzoi device blind stamped to the rear. Grey endpapers, pp (xii) 161(3) with illustrations by Joseph Schindelman and original unclipped dust jacket priced at $3.95. The boards are a little rubbed at the bottom fore edge corners with minor shelf wear along the bottom edges. The binding is firm and square. Internally, there is no name inscription or bookplate and the pages are very clean. The dust jacket has a small faint tide mark about 1cm up from the bottom edge of the back panel and around onto the rear flap extending up to 4cm on the rear edge. The tide mark extends onto the rear board in a radius of 4 m out from the bottom corner. There is also a small 2cm drip mark on the bottom edge of the back panel. Rainford & Parris Books welcomes enquiries, so please do not hesitate to ask if you require further images or have any questions. All books are packaged with great care.

Synopsis

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator is a children's book by British author Roald Dahl. It is the sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, continuing the story of young Charlie Bucket and eccentric candymaker Willy Wonka as they travel in the Great Glass Elevator. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator was first published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. in 1972, and in the UK by George Allen & Unwin in 1973.

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Bookseller
Rainford and Parris Books - PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
200550
Title
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Author
DAHL, Roald
Illustrator
SCHINDELMAN, Joseph
Book Condition
Used - VG/VG
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Inc.
Date Published
1972
Keywords
Childrens|Fantasy

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About Rainford and Parris Books - PBFA

Rainford & Parris Books is a small family business based on the Hertfordshire / Essex border, close to London Stansted Airport. We are full time professional bookdealers specialising mainly in Modern First Editions, Children's Books, Illustrated Books and Nineteenth Century Literature, as well as assorted fine and interesting books. When describing our books we attempt to list all significant defects to a high degree of precision, so that you can build an accurate idea of their condition. We supplement our description with images and are always happy to provide further images or information. All books are very carefully packaged in a new book-box so that they reach you in the condition described.

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Fore Edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine. That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a traditional...
Device
Especially for older books, a printer's device refers to an identifying mark, also sometimes called a printer's mark, on the...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
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Vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...
Shelf Wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Jacket
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VG/VG
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Bookplate
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