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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More. by  Roald Dahl - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 131334)

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.

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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.

by Dahl, Roald

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About This Item

London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First edition of this collection of seven short stories by the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Roald Dahl 1981." Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket, name to the half-title page. Jacket design by Susan Shields. Photograph by Sophie Baker.

Synopsis

Seven superb stories, from the world's no. 1 storyteller Meet the boy who can talk to animals and the man who can see with his eyes closed. And find out about the treasure buried deep underground. A cleaver mix of fact and fiction, this collection also includes how master storyteller Roald Dahl became a writer. With Roald Dahl, you can never be sure where reality ends and fantasy begins.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
131334
Title
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.
Author
Dahl, Roald
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1977
Keywords
roald dahl first edition signed, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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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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Cloth
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fine
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jacket
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octavo
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First Edition
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