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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Dahl, Roald

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Maroon Cloth. Very Good + Book/Very Good Dustjacket. Joseph Schindelman. 162 Pp. Red Cloth, Spine Stamped Inm Gilt, Cover Stamped In Blind. First Issue (Six Line Colophon, Maroon Cloth Binding, 25/32" Thick Which Is A Little Thinner Than Later Issues, Mustard Endpapers, Top Edge Of Page Block Maroon) In Correct Dust Jacket (Price $3.95, No Isbn Number On Rear Panel). Book Lightly Used, Pages Clean And Tight, No Marks, No Fraying. Dust Jacket Shows Usage, But Complete, Not Price-Clipped, Wear At Top And Bottom Of Spine With Two 1 Mm V-Chips At Bottom Of Spine, 1/2" Closed Tear At Lower Rear Spine Edge, A Tiny Loss Of Paper Along Top Edge Of Spine, A Little Dust/Rubbing/Faint Soiling, Light Wear Along Upper And Lower Edges, And Some Faint Wrinkling, From General Use; Large Personal Engraved Bookplate, Now Laid In Loosely, With Some Light Glue Marks On Front Pastedown Where It Was Previously Attached, No Damage To Endpapers Except A Small Area Of Glue Discoloration. Christmas 1964 Inscription In Ink On Verso Of Front Endpaper.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964) is a children's book by Norwegian-British author Roald Dahl. This story is an adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric candymaker Willy Wonka. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was first published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. in 1967, and in the United Kingdom by George Allen & Unwin in 1967.


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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Dahl, Roald
Joseph Schindelman
Maroon Cloth
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Used - Very Good + Book
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Very Good Dustjacket
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1st Edition 1st Printing
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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