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Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

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Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1975. First edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 9.5" by 6.5". Jill Bennett. A superb first edition copy of this popular whimsical Roald Dahl novel, signed by Dahl with his signature tipped-in to the title page, rare to find in such a lovely condition. The first edition, first impression of this work.Signed by Dahl, with his signature tipped-in to the title page.In the original unclipped dustwrapper.An entertaining children's novel, 'Danny the Champion of the World' embodies Dahl's whimsical storytelling abilities.It was this novel that first had an appearance of the BFG, when Danny's father tells him a version of the BFG as a bedtime story.Illustrated throughout by Jill Bennett.Dahl is one of the most beloved children's writers of the twentieth century, known for his unsentimental and macabre children's novels, though he wrote extensively for adults too. In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, fine, with just a couple of very light marks to the boards. Dustwrapper with very light edge wear, backstrip is a little sunned. Light marks to the dustwrapper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Author's signature tipped-in to the title page. In a very bright condition for a children's novel. Fine


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Danny the Champion of the World
Roald Dahl
Jill Bennett
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Used - Fine
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First edition
Jonathan Cape
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9.5" by 6.5"
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