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Switch Bitch. by  Roald Dahl - Signed First Edition - 1974 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 129604)

Switch Bitch.

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Switch Bitch.

by Dahl, Roald

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London: Michael Joseph, 1974. First British edition of this collection of Dahl's short stories. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Ann Love Roald Dahl." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Charles Nickelaides. The book that introduced Dahl's notorious character, Uncle Oswald, Switch Bitch contains four outrageous, cynical and controversial tales that first appeared in Playboy between 1965 and 1974. The book includes four short stories: The Visitor, The Great Switcheroo, The Last Act, and Bitch.

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Switch Bitch is a 1974 short story collection for adults by Roald Dahl. The book is made up of four stories: "The Visitor," "The Great Switcheroo," "The Last Act," and "Bitch". The stories had been written by Dahl for Playboy magazine and published separately in 1965.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
129604
Title
Switch Bitch.
Author
Dahl, Roald
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1974
Keywords
roald dahl first edition signed, Switch Bitch First Edition

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
inscribed
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jacket
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fine
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