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Matilda by  Roald Dahl - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1988 - from The Secret Bookshop (SKU: 025375)

Matilda

Matilda by  Roald Dahl - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1988 - from The Secret Bookshop (SKU: 025375)
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Matilda

by Dahl, Roald

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0224025724
ISBN 13
9780224025720
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Quentin Blake. Red cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine. Some very minor pushing to the spine tips, small hint of foxing to the prelims and closed page edges. Inscription in felt tip to the fep reads ''To the Muppy Pilcher from the Book Dairy''. The jacket is correctly priced on the inner front flap at 8.50 Net In Uk Only. Some light creasing to the edges, which is slighly heavier at the head of the spine. Yellow has dulled to a light blue on the spine.

Synopsis

Roald Dahl does it again with his tale of little Matilda . Matilda is a genius. She knows that, and so does her teacher Miss Honey, but every other adult in her life is short-sighted and mean.  Can this odd, lovable little girl manage to find a better family to live with? Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (1989) , Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Read Aloud (1990), Younger Readers (1997) (1990) , Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (1991) , Blue Peter Book Award for Voter's Award - Book that Made Me Laugh the Loudest (2000) , Red House Children's Book Award (1989) ...more Red House Children's Book Award (1989) , Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award for Book Award (1991) , Massachusetts Children's Book Award (1992) , Nevada Young Readers' Award for Intermediate Category (1992) , Beehive Awards for Children's Fiction (1991) , Virginia Readers' Choice for Elementary (1990) , Indian Paintbrush Book Award (1991)

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Details

Bookseller
The Secret Bookshop NZ (NZ)
Bookseller Inventory #
025375
Title
Matilda
Author
Dahl, Roald
Illustrator
Quentin Blake
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0224025724
ISBN 13
9780224025720
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1988
Pages
192
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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