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James and the Giant Peach.

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 Terry a ... Read more

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Knopf, 1961 First Edition, First printing, SIGNED by Roald Dahl on a laid in signature. This First Issue dustjacket has the $3.95 printed price present with light wear to the spine and edges. The book is the TRUE FIRST EDITION WITH ALL THE FIRST ISSUE POINTS with the five line colophon "Bound by H. Wolff, New York" instead of The Book Press that is found on later printings. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author with the original dustjacket. We buy SIGNED Roald Dahl First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1961 First Edition, First Printing, with "Bound by H. Wolff, New York" Later editions are bound by "The Book Press" This First Issue dustjacket has the $3.95 printed price present with minor wear to the panels. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation. We buy Roald Dahl First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York,: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1961. First Edition/First State. A lovely copy including four full-page color illustrations. Numerous other illustrations throughout the text. A near fine copy, in the publisher's blindstamped red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. The binding is bright and solid just very slightly bowed. The dust wrapper is price clipped, with some very light creasing and a few tiny tears along the top edge. A beautiful copy overall of Dahl's first children's book.. First Edition. Near Fine/Excellent. Illus. by Nancy Ekholm Burket. 4to..

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1961 First Edition, SIGNED by Roald Dahl on the front free endpaper. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has minor wear to the spine with NO pieces missing. This First Issue dustjacket has the $3.95 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this First Edition, second issue SIGNED by the author in collector's condition.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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Knopf, 1961 A fine first edition, first issue, in a fine dust jacket, with "Bound by H., Wolff, New York" on the colophon page. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Knopf, 1961 Signed first edition, first issue with the five line colophon stating "Bound by H. Wolff, New York" (instead of The Book Press) and no Charlie series listed below; also, no edition or printing stated on copyright page. Flap price $3.95. SIGNED on a tipped-in page. Book fine, small spot rubbed on half-title page, previous owner's inscription on front free end paper. Dust jacket very good, some rubbing, a couple of closed tears (one at top of front hinge to spine), some chipping, small piece missing at top of rear panel, some sun-fading. We will provide a certificate of authenticity. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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Knopf, 1961 A fine first edition, first state ("Woolf" on colophon page) in a fine dust jacket with a tiny (1/4 inch deep) chip at the top of the spine. Original price still present on front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Knopf, 1961 A very good first edition, first issue (with "Bound by H. Wolff" in the colophon in the back of the book)in a very good dust jacket. With inscribed cover from a paperback edition of this title laid in. Some small chips and some closed tears on the front of the jacket and spine ends. Original price of $3.95 on front jacket flap and no ISBN on back panel. The spine of the jacket is not sun-faded, which is unusual for this title. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1961. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, front cover with design copied from the frontispiece blocked in blind, apple green endpapers. With the printed colour dust jacket. Housed in a quarter leather clamshell box. Colour frontispiece, 5 full-page plates, 4 in full colour, the other coloured in one tint;19 illustrations in the text, of which 10 are coloured with one tint. A near fine copy in a bright dust jacket with some light rubbing to spine and corners. First edition, first printing, with the five-line colophon on the last page.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Knopf, 1961 The first edition first state (with Wolff on colophon page), very good in a very good dust jacket. Signed by Dahl on a laid in publisher's bookplate. Precedes the first UK edition. Name of previous owner on front free end paper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1961 First Edition, second issue SIGNED by Roald Dahl on the front free endpaper. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The book appears unread. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy SIGNED by the author with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/As New.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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First Edition, second issue (with 4 line colophon and The Book Press), however, this copy is signed boldly by the author, "love, Roald Dahl" on the front free endpaper and signed by the illustrator, Nancy Ekholm Burkette on the half title page. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are beautiful. The pages are clean with no marks or bookplates. The original dust jacket has 3.95 price intact. Overall, an exceptional copy.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Knopf, 1961 A very good first edition, first issue (with "Bound by H. Wolff" in the colophon in the back of the book). Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Some small chips and some closed tears on the front of the jacket. Original price of $3.95 still on jacket flap. The spine of the jacket is less faded than usual.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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First Edition, First Issue in Original Dust Jacket DAHL, Roald. BURKERT, Nancy Ekholm, [illustrator]. James and the Giant Peach. A Children's Story New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First edition, first issue (with colophon stating this was bound by Wolff Press) of the author's first children's book. Large octavo (10 x 7 1/8 inches; 250 x 180). [8],119 [1, About the Author] pp. Illustrated with full-page color plates and with color and black & white text illustrations. Red cloth stamped in blind on the front cover and in gilt on the spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Green endpapers. Top edge dyed yellow. Very light soiling to half-title. Some minor finger soiling to a few spots. A bit of very light rubbing to bottom of the spine. Jacket a just very slightly rubbed at top and bottom of spine. Altogether, a near fine bright, handsome copy of this children's classic. "In his first book for children, the famous author of KISS KISS has woven a fast-paced, hilarious saga, in the best traditions of the fant ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Knopf, 1961 A near fine first edition, first issue (with first issue colophon in the rear, Bound by H Wolff) in correct first issue dust jacket, not price clipped and without the usual fading but with some short scratches and a tear on the front of the jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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  • Book condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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NY:: Knopf,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. The author's first book for children. Made into the 1996 film. First American edition (not stated), which precedes the British edition by six years, first issue (five line colophon, bound by H. Wolff). Measures 7.5" x 10.25", bound in red cloth with gilt lettering along the spine, green endpapers, top edge yellow. Very good or better in a very good (some minor edge wear with a couple of short closed edge tears, fading along the spine) dust jacket. The dust jacket has the original $3.95 price on the front flap and no ISBN number on the rear panel. ; 120 pages .

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 1961 Knopf First edition first issue (bound by H. Wolff) . Book is clean tight and unmarked, price clipped jacket shows chips and tears. Please email for photos.

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Knopf, 1/1/1961. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, second issue. Signed by Roald Dahl on front flyleaf. Original deep red cloth with imprint of James on front board, gilt lettering on spine, top edge tinted yellow, dust jacket. Chipping and minor foxing to jacket. Price clipped. Bookplate. Wear to edges of book, fading to spine. Scattered marginal spotting. Colophon states "Book Press" and omits the Paper supplier on colophon.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Young James, orphaned, escapes his rotten aunts due to the intervention of a mysterious little man with a bag of magic wriggly green things, a peach of surprising proportions, and its remarkable inhabitants. Basis of the semi-animated 1996 film. True first edition (first printing) with five-line colophon in rear (Bound by H. Wolff, paper supplier listed), no ISBN on jacket, $3.95 flap price. Hardcover, full red cloth, gilt spine titling, blindstamped decoration on front; top edge yellow, green endsheets. Light wear to book, upper corners bumped, spine dull, light fading to spine & top edge; jacket lightly worn with a stain affecting the spine & rear panel; a few pages lightly creased, a few lower corners dogeared, seemingly by accident. Text clean; [8], [119] pages + colophon & four full-color illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. 7½" by 10¼".

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