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THE WITCHES

DAHL, Roald; BLAKE, Quentin:

  • Edition: Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing
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London: Jonathan Cape. 1983. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original red card covers printed in black. Illustrated with line drawings by Quentin Blake throughout. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm with a little rubbing to the extremities. The contents are entirely complete, clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Scarce in this proof state, considerably so signed by the author. Signed by Roald Dahl in black ink at the bottom of the half title. Winner of the 1983 Whitbread Prize for Children's Book of the Year, filmed in 1990 by Jim Henson starring Anjelica Huston and Rowan Atkinson. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

Bookseller: Lucius Books, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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The Witches.

Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. First edition of Dahl's Whitbread Award-winning children's novel, illustrated by Quentin Blake. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Roald Dahl on the half-title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Dahl's The Witches centers on the experiences of a young British boy and his Norwegian grandmother in a world where child-hating societies of witches secretly exist in every country. "Don't be fooled by those witches with their black hats, black cloaks and broomsticks, though, those are not REAL WITCHES. Real witches are exceedingly difficult to spot in the wild and dress in ordinary clothes, looking very much like ordinary people." Dahl's vital indicators for spotting a real witch include facts like they always wear gloves, they have no toes, are bald as boiled eggs and they have blue spit. "Dahl seems to have made an art form of the rediscovery that children tend to warm to the sorts of horror that make lesser mortals (adults) squirm with displeas ... Read more

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THE WITCHES

DAHL, Roald; BLAKE, Quentin:

  • Edition: First US edition, limited edition signed by the author and illus
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1983. First US edition, limited edition signed by the author and illustrator. First US edition, limited edition signed by the author and illustrator. Publisher's original blue cloth with metallic red illustration to the upper board and titles to the spine, in the yellow card slipcase, as issued. Illustrated by Quentin Blake throughout. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and dusty slipcase which remains firm and sound. Limited to only 300 copies, this being hand numbered 49 and signed by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake to the limitation page. The Witches was the second of only two Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake signed limited editions produced in the US for which there was no UK equivalent. The basis for the 1990 film of the same name starring Anjelica Huston and Rowan Atkinson. Further details and images for any of the items listed are a ... Read more

Bookseller: Lucius Books, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Edition: 1st Edition 5th or later Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
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UK: Jonathan Cape, 1983. 1st Edition 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The Witches Signed by Roald Dahl First Edition Tenth Impression Jonathan Cape 1983. No inscriptions, unmarked and unblemished throughout. Covers are fine in like price clipped dust jacket. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROALD DAHL directly to ffep.

Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd, Greater London, United Kingdom
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Price: £ 500.00
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The Witches

Roald Dahl

  • Edition: First
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1983). Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Signed by the author and illustrator to signature slips affixed to the title page. First adapted to film in 1990 and due to be adapted again in 2020.Publisher's original green cloth with gold lettering to spine. A near fine book with slight pushing to spine tips and toning to edges. Free from any writing or previous owner inscriptions. The original dust jacket has a hint of fading to the spine panel with a couple of small chips to spine head and to corners; moderate edge wear with some abrasion to spine head - very good. A very good copy indeed.

Bookseller: Fine Book Cellar ABA IOBA PBFA, Essex, United Kingdom
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Cape, 1983. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine in very near fine dustjacket, unpriced with fractional paling to the spine. With the added bonus of a laid-in card signed by Quentin Blake, the illustrator of this and many other Dahl books.

Bookseller: Shellhouse Books, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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