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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.

by DAHL**, ROALD:

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NFINE./VG++.
ISBN 10
0048233420
ISBN 13
9780048233424
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.[True 1st edn published Allen & Unwin,1973 (with illus bds by Faith Jacques),2nd edn,same publisher but with illus by Michael Foreman,this reprint,by Trade Division of Unwin Hyman Limited,1989.] NFINE/VG++.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj. Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,colour pictorial artwork illustrated dw/dj by Michael Foreman; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges - no major nicks or tears present.Top two corners minimally bumped with reciprocal creasing to corners+dw/dj,head+foot of spine/ backstrip minisculely affected with reciprocal creases.Top+fore- edges lightly aged but bright and clean; contents bright,tight and clean also.Bright,clean,royal blue cloth bds with bright,crisp, stamped silver gilt letters to spine/backstrip and clean,blue+black line illustrated eps.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus,9-158pp [paginated] includes b/w line illustrated title page,contents list/ table,20 chapters,profuse b/w line illus throughout the book and the text - all by Michael Foreman. We left Charlie at the end of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' riding in triumph in his Great Glass Elevator.The whole gigantic fabulous Chocolate Factory was his and he was returning with his entire family to take it over.The passengers were:Charlie Bucket, our hero,Mr Willy Wonka,chocolate maker extraordinary,Mr and Mrs Bucket,Charlie's father and mother,Grandpa George and Grandma Georgina,Mrs Bucket's father and mother and Grandpa Joe and Grandma Josephine,Mr Bucket's father and mother.When Grandma Josephine sees through the glass floor the whole North American continent looking no bigger than a chocolate bar,her moment of panic puts the Elevator into orbit. Once there the Elevator and its inhabitants are thrown into a series of adventures misadventures and hilarious encounters.Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator achieved the instant success of its best-selling predecessor.This new edition is illustrated by the award winning artist,Michael Foreman,who illustrated 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. Michael Foreman,born Pakefield,Suffolk,1938.Studied at Lowestoft School of Art and at the Royal College of Art. Lecturer at St Martin's School of Art (1963-65),the London College of Printing (1967-8),the Royal College of Art (1968-70) and the Central School of Arts and Crafts (1972).Art Director of Playboy magazine, Chicago (1965) and the King Magazine,London (1966).Painter, etcher,illustrator and writer of children's books.His illustrative work is distinctive: he often works in colour of halftone,creating luminous effects with veils of thinly diluted pigment over delicate pencil outlines;in his etched illustrations,he uses soft ground techniques to achieve subtle tonal graduations.His imagery,ostensibly decorative,humorous or with a sometimes child-like appearance, often has menacing or bizarre overtones.He was winner of first prize in the Francis Williams Book Illustrations Award (1972+1977) and the Silver Eagle Prize at the Festival International du Livre, Nice,France (1972),the Graphics Prize at Bologna (1982) and the Kurt Maschler Award (1982),winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, his recent book War Boy (1989) had just won him the Kate Greenaway Medal for a second time. Since April 2013,again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering it's prices,weight allowances,dimensions and lowered it's qualifying compensation rates too! So,please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,for correct,insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

Synopsis

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator is a children's book by British author Roald Dahl. It is the sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, continuing the story of young Charlie Bucket and eccentric candymaker Willy Wonka as they travel in the Great Glass Elevator. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator was first published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. in 1972, and in the UK by George Allen & Unwin in 1973.

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja26807
Title
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.
Author
DAHL**, ROALD:
Illustrator
illus by Michael Foreman.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - NFINE.
Jacket condition
VG++.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0048233420
ISBN 13
9780048233424
Publisher
LONDON.UNWIN HYMAN,1989.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
1986
Keywords
q52.CHILDRENS/ILLUSTRATED.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.ISBN 0048233420.Childrens Illustrated Fiction.Books Illus by Michael Foreman.Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.Charlie Bucket.Willy Wonka.Augustus Gloop.Veruca Salt.Violet Beauregarde.Mike Teavee.Char
Bookseller catalogs
CHILDRENS/ILLUSTRATED;
Size
8vo.

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