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Roald Dahl Signed Photograph.

Roald Dahl Signed Photograph.

by Dahl, Roald

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Black and white photograph of beloved author Roald Dahl. Boldly signed, "To Blake Love Roald Dahl." The photograph measures 6.5 inches by 8 inches. In very good condition. Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide. Born in Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He became a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising to the rank of acting wing commander. He rose to prominence as a writer in the 1940s with works for both children and adults, and he became one of the world's best-selling authors. He has been referred to as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century". His awards for contribution to literature include the 1983 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and the British Book Awards' Children's Author of the Year in 1990. In 2008, The Times placed Dahl 16th on its list of "The 50… Read more
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The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

by Dahl, Roald; Walt Disney

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New York: Random House, 1943.
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George’s Marvelous Medicine.

George’s Marvelous Medicine.

by Dahl, Roald

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First edition of Dahl's classic short story. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated by Quentin Blake. Near fine in a good dust jacket. The Marvelous Medicine of the title is in a fine tradition of mythical and fictional philtres and potions... This is an inventive and very funny story profusely and excellently illustrated by Quentin Blake" (The Times Literary Supplement).
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.

by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. First edition of the sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, continuing the story of young Charlie Bucket and eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka as they travel in the Great Glass Elevator. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Roald Dahl on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. A very nice example. Picking right up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory left off, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator continues the adventures of Charlie Bucket, his family, and Willy Wonka, the eccentric candy maker. As the book begins, our heroes are shooting into the sky in a glass elevator, headed for destinations unknown. What follows is exactly the kind of high-spirited magical madness and mayhem we've all come to expect from Willy Wonka and his creator Roald Dahl. The American space race gets a send-up, as does the President, and Charlie's family gets a second chance at childhood. Throw in the… Read more
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The BFG: Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

The BFG: Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. First edition of this Dahl classic, which has sold over 20 million copies. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated by Quentin Blake. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, "Nicola Love Roald Dahl." Additionally inscribed by the illustrator Quentin Blake opposite Dahl's inscription. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Uncommon signed by both Dahl and Blake. Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of the twentieth century. Dahl's ability to twist words into a clever and creative new language is fascinating to children, and is evident in BFG. The gruesome descriptions of the horrid giants and the subtle allusions to other stories will entertain children young and old. An animated adaptation was released in theatres in 1987 with David Jason providing the voice of the BFG and Amanda Root as the voice of Sophie. It was also the basis for the 2016 film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Melissa Mathison… Read more
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Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Fantastic Mr. Fox.

by Dahl, Roald

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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1976. In this story, a gentleman fox outwits three crass and vindictive farmers in order to protect his family from extinction. The beginning chapters describe the characters, the following sixteen present a constant stream of adventures as the bitter confrontation ensues between Mr. Fox and Boggis, Bunce and Bean. It was adapted into film by director Wes Anderson and released in 2009 and features the voices of George Clooney as Mr. Fox, Meryl Streep as Mrs Fox, Bill Murray as Badger, Hugo Guinness as Bunce, and Michael Gambon as Bean.
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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

by Dahl, Roald; Illustrations by Quentin Blake

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London: Viking, 1995. First printing of this edition with illustrations by Quentin Blake of Dahl's classic work. Octavo, original illustrated cloth, illustrated. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
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Two Fables.

Two Fables.

by Dahl, Roald

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Middlesex: Viking, 1986. Signed limited edition of Dahl's short fable collection. Octavo, original half leather with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, illustrated by Graham Dean. One of a limited edition of 300 books signed by Dahl and published by Viking in honor of Dahl's seventieth birthday, this is number 267. In near fine condition. As at 2019, British author Roald Dahl's works have been translated into 63 languages and have sold more than 200 million books worldwide. His awards for contribution to literature include the 1983 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and the British Book Awards' Children's Author of the Year in 1990. In 2008 The Times placed Dahl 16th on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945." Two Fables contains the short tales "Princess and the Poacher" and "Princess Mammalia.
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Going Solo.

Going Solo.

by Dahl, Roald

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. First edition of Dahl's autobiography, a continuation of his his autobiography describing his childhood, Boy, detailing his travels in Africa and exploits as a World War II pilot. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Julie Tennent. Author photograph by Sophie Baker. In Going Solo, Dahl recounts his adventures in Africa and experiences as a squadron pilot in the Royal Air Force, flying the Tiger Moth, Gloster Gladiator, and Hawker Hurricane. Dahl was among the last Allied pilots to withdraw from Greece during the German invasion, taking part in the air for the Battle of Athens on 20 April 1941 and, after the country fell to the Nazis, he went to the Middle East to fight Vichy French pilots after staying for a brief time in Alexandria, Egypt.
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The Witches.

The Witches.

by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1983.
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The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

by Dahl, Roald; Walt Disney [Bill Justice]

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New York: Random House, 1943.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Plus Three More All-Time Favorites: Charlie and the Great Glass...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Plus Three More All-Time Favorites: Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Danny the Champion of the World, and Fantastic Mr. Fox.

by Dahl, Roald

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New York: Bantum Books, 1977-1978. One of the world's bestselling authors, British novelist Roald Dahl's books have sold more that 250 million copies worldwide. His short stories have become know for their unsentimental, often macbre mood featuring child characters facing adult villains. Perhaps his best known children's classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory "...earned for its author a cult following among child readers Dahl has been called a literary genius; his books have been considered modern fairy tale" (Silvey, 186). The book was adapted into two major motion pictures: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder in 1971, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory featuring Johnny Depp in 2005.
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Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Fantastic Mr. Fox.

by Dahl, Roald

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First edition of Dahl's classic children's work in the tradition of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, this is a "garden tale" of farmer versus vermin, or vice versa. Octavo, original beige cloth. Boldly signed by Roald Dahl on the front free endpaper. Illustrated by Donald Chaffin. Jacket design by Donna Lampell. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. In this story, a gentleman fox outwits three crass and vindictive farmers in order to protect his family from extinction. The beginning chapters describe the characters, the following sixteen present a constant stream of adventures as the bitter confrontation ensues between Mr. Fox and Boggis, Bunce and Bean. It was adapted into film by director Wes Anderson and released in 2009 and features the voices of George Clooney as Mr. Fox, Meryl Streep as Mrs Fox, Bill Murray as Badger, Hugo Guinness as Bunce, and Michael Gambon as Bean.
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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.

by Dahl, Roald

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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.
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The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

by Dahl, Roald; Walt Disney

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New York: Random House, 1943.
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Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Fantastic Mr. Fox.

by Dahl, Roald

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First edition, early printing of Dahl's classic children's work in the tradition of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, this is a "garden tale" of farmer versus vermin, or vice versa. Octavo, original beige cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Ryan Love Roald Dahl." Illustrated by Donald Chaffin. Jacket design by Donna Lampell. Near fine in a very good dust jacket, light offsetting to the front free endpaper. In this story, a gentleman fox outwits three crass and vindictive farmers in order to protect his family from extinction. The beginning chapters describe the characters, the following sixteen present a constant stream of adventures as the bitter confrontation ensues between Mr. Fox and Boggis, Bunce and Bean. It was adapted into film by director Wes Anderson and released in 2009 and features the voices of George Clooney as Mr. Fox, Meryl Streep as Mrs Fox, Bill Murray as Badger, Hugo Guinness as Bunce, and Michael Gambon as Bean.
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Switch Bitch.

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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The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story.

by Dahl, Roald; Walt Disney

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The BFG: Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

The BFG: Illustrations by Quentin Blake.

by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. First edition, early printing of this Dahl classic, which has sold over 20 million copies. Octavo, original cloth, illustated by Quentin Blake. Boldly signed by the author on the half-title page, "with love Roald Dahl April, 1989." Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, bookplate. Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of the twentieth century. Dahl's ability to twist words into a clever and creative new language is fascinating to children, and is evident in BFG. The gruesome descriptions of the horrid giants and the subtle allusions to other stories will entertain children young and old. An animated adaptation was released in theatres in 1987 with David Jason providing the voice of the BFG and Amanda Root as the voice of Sophie. It was also the basis for the 2016 film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Melissa Mathison and starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall… Read more
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James and the Giant Peach.

James and the Giant Peach.

by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First edition of this Dahl classic. Octavo, original cloth, beautifully illustrated, many full-page and in color. Boldly signed by Roald Dahl on the front free endpaper and also signed by the illustrator, Nancy Ekholm Burkert on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, most rare and desirable signed by both the author and the illustrator. In 1953 Dahl married the actress Patricia Neal; they had three children, to whom he began to tell bedtime stories. James and the Giant Peach, the first of these to reach print, is a comic fantasy about a small boy who travels the world inside a huge peach, in company with several giant insects. Like most of Dahl’s children’s books, it first appeared in print in the United States (Carpenter & Prichard). It was made into the 1996 film produced by Tim Burton and Denise Di Novi, directed by Henry Selick, starring Paul… Read more
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