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CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR. by  Roald.: DAHL - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35615)

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
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About This Item

New York, Knopf, 1972.. TRUE FIRST EDITION 1972, stated first edition on verso title page, published 1 year before the UK edition with different illustrations, 8vo, blue cloth spine lettered pink, grey boards with blue illustration, 163 pages. Illustrated in black and white by Joseph Schindelman. Spine faded, pink lettering slightly rubbed, tiny bump to 3 corners, small name and address ink stamped twice on front pastedown, birthday inscription on front endpaper dated Dec.21 1972 (see images), otherwise contents clean and bright. A very good copy in VG DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped ($3.95), spine faded with pink title faint, very pale blue stain to foot of lower hinge, slight wear to tail of spine, with minute nicks, 1 minute closed tear to top edge of lower panel). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
35615
Title
CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR.
Author
DAHL, Roald.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
New York, Knopf, 1972.
Keywords
Roald Dahl Children's books Illustrated books JOSEPH SCHINDELMAN

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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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We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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First Edition
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