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George's Marvellous Medicine. by  ROALD: DAHL** - Paperback - UK,slim 12mo paperback,1st edn thus. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja23937)

George's Marvellous Medicine.

George's Marvellous Medicine. by  ROALD: DAHL** - Paperback - UK,slim 12mo paperback,1st edn thus. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja23937)
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George's Marvellous Medicine.

by DAHL**, ROALD:

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ISBN 10
0224064908
ISBN 13
9780224064903
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UK,slim 12mo paperback,1st edn thus.[1st edn,2nd imp.Originally published in 8vo HB,by CAPE in 1981.]FINE.No owner inscrptn, wraps unclipped.Bright,clean,yellow background with colour pictorial illustrated artwork by Quentin Blake wraps; with negligible shelf-wear to edges; foot of spine/backstrip minisculely bumped with reciprocal creasing.No spine/backstrip creasing,no dog-ear reading corners to pages - so assumed an unread copy.Top+ fore-edges bright and clean,contents bright,tight and pristine. UK,slim 12mo (7" tall) p/back,1st edn thus,13-120pp [paginated] includes half-title,b/w line illustrated title page,contents list,15 chapters,profuse b/w line illustrations throughout the book and text all by Quentin Blake.At rear 2pp info on Roald Dahl Foundation, and publisher advert for other books/titles in this series.1st edn thus,in this format. Roald Dahl's own favourite and principal illustrator, Blake illustrated several other books of the author's work,during the author's lifetime.He has also written and illustrated a great many of his own.Blake was the first Children's Laureate from 1999-2001. Quentin Blake,born 1932,Sidcup,Kent.Son of a civil servant. Educated at Chiselhurst,Sidcup Grammar School and Cambridge University.Attended life classes at Chelsea College of Art.Tutor in illustration at the Royal College of Art (1965-78) and Head of the Illustration Dept since 1978.He works in pen and ink and watercolour in a popular and unmistakable style,capturing essential character and movement with wit and gaiety in a few rapid strokes.He has illustrated many editions of the BBC Jackanory television programme. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,because of the lighter weight of this item,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

Synopsis

In this popular Dahl story, George creates a very special medicine to cure his grandma of her nasty habits. Great new Quentin Blake cover as well as a whole new exciting end section about Roald Dahl and his world.

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja23937
Title
George's Marvellous Medicine.
Author
DAHL**, ROALD:
Illustrator
illus by Quentin Blake.**
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - FINE.
Jacket condition
No dw/dj,as issued,card wraps.
Quantity available
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Edition
UK,slim 12mo paperback,1st edn thus.
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0224064908
ISBN 13
9780224064903
Publisher
LONDON.CAPE,2003.
This edition first published
March 6, 2003
Keywords
q52.CHILDRENS/ILLUSTRATED.UK,slim 12mo paperback,1st edn thus.ISBN 0224064908.Children's Illustrated Fiction.Modern Firsts.Modern Fiction.Quentin Blake_books_illus by.Roald Dahl Foundation.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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