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THE WITCHES by  Quentin:  Roald; BLAKE - Signed First Edition - from Lucius Books (SKU: 16422)


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by DAHL, Roald; BLAKE, Quentin:

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About This Item

London: Jonathan Cape. 1983. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original red card covers printed in black. Illustrated with line drawings by Quentin Blake throughout. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm with a little rubbing to the extremities. The contents are entirely complete, clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Scarce in this proof state, considerably so signed by the author. Signed by Roald Dahl in black ink at the bottom of the half title. Winner of the 1983 Whitbread Prize for Children's Book of the Year, filmed in 1990 by Jim Henson starring Anjelica Huston and Rowan Atkinson. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.


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DAHL, Roald; BLAKE, Quentin:
Book condition
second hand
Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing
London: Jonathan Cape. 1983

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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


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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]
uncorrected proof
An uncorrected proof is a printed copy of a book that needs to be reviewed for errors and corrections. They are released prior... [more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at... [more]

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