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George's Marvellous Medicine by  Roald Dahl - Signed First Edition - 1981 - from Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA (SKU: 1476183139064)

George's Marvellous Medicine

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George's Marvellous Medicine

by Dahl, Roald

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1981). Signed by the author to a bookplate affixed to the title page, accompanied by the cut signature of the illustrator.

Publisher's original blue cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A couple of marks to pages 26 and 27, otherwise clean internally and free from names and inscriptions, with extremely faint traces of spotting to fore-edge.

The original and unclipped dust jacket has a tear to head of upper panel fore-edge and to the top edge of lower panel with a small nick to head of lower panel fore-edge. Some isolated and light instances of rubbing with associated creasing in a couple of places to edges.

A very good copy indeed, bearing the signatures of both the author and illustrator.

Synopsis

In this popular Dahl story, George creates a very special medicine to cure his grandma of her nasty habits. Great new Quentin Blake cover as well as a whole new exciting end section about Roald Dahl and his world.

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Details

book dealer
Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1476183139064
Title
George's Marvellous Medicine
Author
Dahl, Roald
Illustrator
Quentin Blake
Book condition
second hand - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Date Published
1981
Keywords
Roald Dahl, First Edition, George's Marvellous Medicine, Signed
Bookseller catalogs
Modern First Editions; Signed First Editions; Roald Dahl;

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About Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA

We are an online book store specialising in modern first editions and are a full member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Visit our website at www.finebookcellar.com.

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [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]
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... [more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [more]
jacket
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