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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD by  Jill:  Roald; illustrated by BENNETT - Signed First Edition - from Lucius Books (SKU: 13221)

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

by DAHL, Roald; illustrated by BENNETT, Jill:

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

London: Jonathan Cape. 1975. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps with a little spotting to the text block edge. Complete with the very good rubbed and slightly edge-worn dustwrapper with some spoting to the flaps. Not price-clipped (£2.25 net to the front flap). Signed without dedication by Roald Dahl in blue ink on the front free endpaper. Provenance: Signed on October 31st 1975 at the Exeter Children's Book Fair. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

Synopsis

Danny is a lucky kid - he and his father live in a snug little gypsy caravan, tell stories, keep a gas station, build kites and balloons to fly, and generally have a good time! Unfortunately, his dad has a socially questionable habit which gets them into some trouble...can Danny help his dad to save their happy little world?

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Details

book dealer
Lucius Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
13221
Title
DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD
Author
DAHL, Roald; illustrated by BENNETT, Jill:
Book condition
second hand
Edition
First edition, first printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Jonathan Cape. 1975

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About Lucius Books

Our shop is located in central York within a stones throw of the historic Micklegate Bar and walls. We are open seven days a week and carry a high quality stock specialising in but not limited to first editions, signed copies, bound sets and childrens / illustrated books and original art. Our opening times are 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sundays.Lucius Books is proud to be a full member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) trade associations. If you are unable to make it to the shop then our stock is available to view on our website at www.luciusbooks.com

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc.... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book.... [more]
dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is... [more]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back. The flap can contain biographical... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
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.... [more]

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