Danny the Champion of the World. 9.5" by 6.5". A superb first edition copy of this popular whimsical Roald Dahl novel, signed by Dahl with his signature tipped-in to the title page, rare to find in such a lovely condition.First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper. This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed. The first edition, first impression of this work. Signed by Dahl, with his signature tipped-in to the title page. In the original unclipped dustwrapper.
An entertaining children's novel,'Danny the Champion of the World' embodies Dahl's whimsical storytelling abilities. It was this novel that first had an appearance of the BFG, when Danny's father tells him a version of the BFG as a bedtime story. Illustrated throughout by Jill Bennett. Dahl is one of the most beloved children's writers of the twentieth century, known for his unsentimental and macabre children's novels, though he wrote extensively for adults too. In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper.
Externally, fine, with just a couple of very light marks to the boards. Dustwrapper with very light edge wear, backstrip is a little sunned. Light marks to the dustwrapper. Pages are bright and clean.
Author's signature tipped-in to the title page. In a very bright condition for a children's novel. Overall Condition: Fine Near Fine. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy.Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults.
Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described.
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