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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD Original Artwork.

BENNETT, Jill illustrating DAHL, Roald:

  • Edition: The Jill Bennett archive of illustrations for the first edition
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Later published in London by Jonathan Cape and Puffin Books and in America by Alfred A. Knopf. 1975. The Jill Bennett archive of illustrations for the first edition of Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of The World. The Jill Bennett archive of illustrations for the first edition of Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of The World. Including correspondence between the author, artist and the publishers Jonathan Cape, Alfred A. Knopf and Penguin (Puffin) Books. The illustrations begin with the three fine pencil character studies Jill Bennett sent to Dahl (who forwards them to his publisher) and includes the full colour dustjacket artwork and the 71 original pen and ink drawings (on 66 sheets) used to illustrate the story. Also present is the original photograph (believed to be Roald Dahl as a baby) used at the beginning of chapter one, and the "Sparky" lettering used at the conclusion of the final page. Correspondence includes two autograph letters from Roald Dahl to Jill Bennett, one confirming re ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Knopf, 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed Love Roald Dahl on the title page. Complete row of numbers to 1 on the copyright page. Price present but marked out on the front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Cape, 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A fine first UK edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Dahl on the half title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

DAHL, Roald; illustrated by BENNETT, Jill:

  • Edition: First edition, first printing
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Jonathan Cape. 1975. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps with a little spotting to the text block edge. Complete with the very good rubbed and slightly edge-worn dustwrapper with some spoting to the flaps. Not price-clipped (£2.25 net to the front flap). Signed without dedication by Roald Dahl in blue ink on the front free endpaper. Provenance: Signed on October 31st 1975 at the Exeter Children's Book Fair. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

DAHL, Roald; illustrated by BENNETT, Jill:

  • Edition: First edition, first printing
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London: Jonathan Cape. 1975. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Text block edges a little spotted. Complete with the very good or better rubbed and slightly nicked dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. Inscribed by Roald Dahl and dated Oct 31st 1975 in blue ink on the front free endpaper. Provenance: Signed at the Exeter Children's Book Fair which the recipients Jim and Denise Condie organised throughout the 1970's and early 80's. At each of these annual fairs publishers would bring along a selection of newly released children's titles often with the author to sign and help promote them. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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  • Edition: First
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1975). Signed, inscribed and dated by the author in the year following the book's publication. Dust jacket design and illustrations by Jill Bennett.Publisher's original orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. One small spot of foxing to fore-edge with a couple of knocks to bottom corner of boards. Contents nice and clean and free from names or inscriptions. The original price-clipped dust jacket has some rubbing to corners, which has caused slight lifting to laminate of rear flap corners; a touch of mild edge wear here and there, primarily to spine head; a little marginal spotting to rear flap; spine panel, which is often faded, is still beautifully bright and unfaded. An excellent, near fine example overall.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good ++
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USA: Knopf, 1975. 1st Edition 1975. Signed by the author to the title page. Illustrated by Jill Bennett. Book is very good++ and bright. The wrapper is verty good++ and bright. Contents good. Small name to endpaper. Very un-common to be signed by Dahl. A lovely example. More images can be taken upon request. Ref12182 . Signed by Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good ++/Very Good++. Illus. by Jill Bennett. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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USA: Alfred Knopf, 1975. A first edition, first printing, published by Alfred Knopf in 1975. A fine copy without inscriptions. SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper 'To Andrew and Rebecca [Highton]/Love/Roald Dahl/1977'. Additionally, Dahl has written 'American Edition' on the front pastedown. In a fine unclipped slightly spine faded wrapper. A lovely copy. Douglas Highton attended St Peter's prep school in Weston-super-Mare with Roald Dahl.  As a friend, Douglas supported Roald during an incident at school, which Roald would never forget and later recounted in his autobiographical book 'Boy'. Douglas also appears anecdotally in the short story 'Lucky Break', and as a character in the short story 'The Swan'. The two stayed in touch over the years and Douglas would visit Roald at home in Great Missenden where Roald kindly signed many books for Douglas' grandchildren, Andrew and Rebecca

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New York: Bantum Books, 1977-1978. Later printings of four of Dahl's most beloved works. Octavo, 4 volumes, original illustrated wrappers including the first appearance in paperback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Fantastic Mr. Fox are signed by the author on the dedication page in green ink, "Roald Dahl." Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator is inscribed on the half-title page, "To Little Sammy With Love Roald Dahl 1982." Each volume is in near fine condition. Housed in a custom illustrated slipcase which is in very good condition. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman, Jill Bennett, and Donald Chaffin. Rare and desirable inscribed by Dahl. One of the world's bestselling authors, British novelist Roald Dahl's books have sold more that 250 million copies worldwide. His short stories have become know for their unsentimental, often macbre mood featuring child characters facing adult villains. Perhaps his best known child ... Read more

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London: Cape, 1975. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1975. A near fine book without inscriptions. In a very good unclipped dust wrapper which has a small stain to the top of the rear flap. Head of front panel faded.

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London: Cape, 1975. A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1975. A good book without inscriptions. Some fading to the boards with some bumping and handling marks. In a good unclipped dust wrapper which has some creasing to the flaps and one repair to a tear to the rear flap. A solid copy priced accordingly

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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UK: Cape, 1991. 1st Edition 1991. Limited Edition of 500 copies this being numbe 341. The Commemorative Edition, published on what would have been the Author's 75th Birthday. It was released a year afer his death. Bound in half leather and decorative paper covered boards. Maching card slipcase. Illustrations by Jill Bennett. Quality production. Book and slip case are fine and very bright. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 12629. First Edition. Half-Leather. Fine. Illus. by Jill Bennett. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
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England / London, Penguin / Puffin / Cape / Michael Joseph, 1970's-2000's. FIRST EDITION HARD COVER IN DUST JACKET. 8vo. or.pict. wrap., and as noted 8vo. or.cl. and, 4to.or.cl. OCTAVO SIZE. QUARTO SIZE. HARDCOVER. WRAPPERED EDITION. Includes some books illusts. with the classic drawings by Quentin Blake. TWENTY-SIX BOOKS IN TOTAL, plus one dvd. Includes some first editions thus, some books as noted in dust jackets, all books in very good second-hand condition, mostly nice and firmly-bound copies bar as noted. #AAA1. Large collection of twenty-six various books, plus one original dvd, by Roald Dahl comprising the following titles: *. ***** AH SWEET MYSTERY OF LIFE. first edition, hardcover, very good copy in dust jacket, bar large inscription on front blank loose endpaper. THE BFG. first edition, hardcover, little used copy. BOY: TALES OF CHILDHOOD. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR. DANNY, THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD. hardcover, in dust jacket. DIRTY BEA ... Read more

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London: Jonathan Cape 1975. 8vo. 208 pp. Recent half maroon morocco over maroon cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and black leather title label. New endpapers. Small mark to one leaf. No ownership names. Numerous illustrations by Jill Bennett. 0224012010 . Near Fine. Half Morocco. First Edition. 1975.

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New York: Knopf. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394831039 . Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. Wrinkling on front panel. 1/2 inch open tear at spine crown. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.0 inches; 196 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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New York: Knopf. 1975. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0394831039 . Very Good+ in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Wrinkling on front panel. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.0 inches; 196 pages .

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1975. Hardback. A very good copy in rust-coloured cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine and which has a couple of closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Top edge stained red. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 206 pages. Black and white illustrations. Described as "the story of a father and his son, and the love they have for each other." Photographs available on reqest.. First Edition. Illus. by Jill Bennett.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • ISBN: 0224012010 / 9780224012010
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1975. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The book has some gentle rolling to the leading corners and small amounts of rubbing to the bottom edges. Small compression mark to the top edges and top fore edge. Very clean and bright throughout and has no inscriptions. The jacket is price clipped and has some edge wear and two tiny closed tears. The head of the spine has lost a small piece of lamination and coloured layer of the jacket. See scans. Will be placed in a removable archival sleeve.

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Danny the Champion of the World

Dahl, Roald [Jill Bennett (illust.)]

  • Edition: 1st edition / 1st printing
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Cape, 1975. 1st edition / 1st printing. hardback with dust jacket. Very Good. large octavo. 206pp., illusts., Nice copy in orange boards with minor wear to extremities in a very good clipped dust jacket with closed tear to edge & some edge-wear. PHOTO available

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  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First American Edition. Very Good+/Fine. First American edition. 198, [1] pp. Publisher's cloth. Very Good+ with bumped corners, slight lean to spine, lightly foxed edges, small bookplate on paste down. In Fine unclipped, un-faded dust jacket.

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