CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. True first issue of this children's classic with the six line colophon on the last page of the book and no isbn number on the dust jacket. Book is Fine, period. Bright red boards, sharp corners, deep top-stain, crisp white pages, unread and untouched. Dust jacket is Fine with a gentle bend at the crown of the spine. The jacket is bright and the colors are clean and true. A stunning example of this beloved book, which rarely turns up in any condition better than average. Originally published in the US three years before being published in the UK. Dahl’s charming story of the boy who found the golden ticket and inherits the world’s greatest candy factory from an eccentric chocolatier, Willy Wonka. Housed in a quarter-leather custom, clamshell case. Additional photos available upon request. Fine in Fine dust jacket. (Item #367)