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THE MINPINS
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.
Stock no. 1317411
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Little Billy was awfully tired of being good... This is the story of what happens when he goes through the Gate into the Forest of Sin and meets the extraordinary Minpins and the Red-Hot Smoke-Belching Gruncher! Told with all the darkly imaginative flair of the Master Storyteller. Vivid illustrations provide an inspired interpretation of this fantastical world. Large format 11 x 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards. 48 pages. ISBN: 0224028995. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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THE QUENTIN BLAKE BOOK OF NONSENSE STORIES
Written by Quentin Blake; Roald Dahl; Lewis Carroll; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1317406
Published by Viking. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. An anthology of Nonsense stories, including 'A Mad Tea-Party' by Carroll, 'Round the World' by Edward Lear and many others. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670869821. Spine ends of book and wrapper slightly bumped. Contents fine.

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CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman.
Stock no. 2125668
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.. 1st USA 1972. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

American edition. Grey paper boards, blue cloth spine. Pink title to spine, blue vignette to front board. Grey endpapers. B/w text illustrations throughout. 9.5 x 6". 161 pages. ISBN: 0394824725. Spine is faded and foxed. Heavy score marks to front cover; where someone has used this book to lean on. A few other brown marks to covers. Page browning, with some foxing. Contained in a LATER wrapper (this one 4.94 USD). Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a few marks.

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THE WITCHES
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1610686
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'This is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL Witches. None of your silly black hats and broomsticks - the truth is MUCH MORE SCARY...' Gloriously gruesome secrets aptly illustrated in b/w by Blake. Dark green boards, gilt titles to spine. 208 pages. 9.5 x 6.25 inches. ISBN: 0224021656. Spine bumped and rubbed. Foxing to outer page edges, end papers and some margins. Some page browning. Wrapper has loss at top of spine, with some foxing.

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THE GREMLINS
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 2124949
Published by Collins. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition.

Dahl's first book for children, inspired directly by his wartime experiences. The story of the mischievous 'little people' who tamper with the RAF's aeroplanes and cause all the breakdowns, faults and crashes that the enemy are usually blamed for. Disney studios provided the illustrations and began to make the film of the book but it was never finished. This is the UK edition published one year after the first US edition. Red pictorial front board, cloth spine. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Delightful richly coloured full-page illustrations plus b/w sketches. 11.25 x 8.75". Creasing to covers; especially bottom corner of front cover. Spine is unevenly faded with 2.5" split to side; some fraying to cloth. Uneven fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. A few other margin marks.

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THE MINPINS
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.
Stock no. 1317276
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Little Billy was awfully tired of being good... This is the story of what happens when he goes through the Gate into the Forest of Sin and meets the extraordinary Minpins and the Red-Hot Smoke-Belching Gruncher! Told with all the darkly imaginative flair of the Master Storyteller. Vivid illustrations provide an inspired interpretation of this fantastical world. Large format 11 x 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards. 48 pages. ISBN: 0224028995. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners.

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MATILDA
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2124748
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Matilda is sensitive and brilliant. Mr and Mrs Wormwood treat her as a scab, not a daughter - a scab to be endured until the time comes to flick her away to the next county. Matilda discovers she has an extraordinary psychic power... Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 240 pages. ISBN: 0224025724. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with faded spine.

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BOY
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1317261
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Autobiography. ISBN: 0224029851. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Jill Bennett.
Stock no. 1317244
Published by Book Club Associates. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. 206 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". Spine and corners bumped. Foxing, mainly to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly sunned to spine, is slightly foxed and has a repaired tear to top edge of front panel.

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Michel Simeon.
Stock no. 2124396
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

The adventures of James Henry Trotter and an oversized peach! A fast-paced, hilarious saga, in the best traditions of the fantastic. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 110 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0048230782. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small splits and chipping to laminate/boards at top and tail of spine. Bump along top edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE BFG
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2124365
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

9.5 x 6 ins. Grey boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A wonderful tale of a Giant who captures a small girl, Sophie and their plan to make the world safe from Giants. ISBN: 0224020404. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with browned spine.

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THE MAGIC FINGER
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2124364
Published by Viking. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The little girl next door to the Greggs can do magic with a flash from the tip of her finger... Green boards. Gilt title to spine. Black and white illustrations. ISBN: 067085252X. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; small edge-tear to bottom edge of front panel.

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