Lot 226: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory first edition

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:11:30

Lot 226: Author: Dahl, Roald. Title: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf. Date Published: (1964). Description: (12), 162 pp. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. Red cloth, color pictorial jacket. First Edition, First Issue. The rare first issue with 6 lines of printing and binding information in the colophon, reduced to five in later issues. Precedes the English edition by three years. The unforgettable story "concerning the adventures of four nasty children and Our Hero with Mr. Willy Wonka and his famous candy plant." Light wear to jacket, short closed tear at bottom of front panel; volume fine, jacket nearly so. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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