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GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE

by Roald Dahl

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st. 1981

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. George concocts a special medicine for his miserable old Grandma. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. 95 pages.

A little bumping to spine and corners. Browning to top and bottom of boards. Brown mark to bottom of page 33. A little light fingering. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and creased.Tear to top of rear panel. Fading to spine and top of front panel. Some browning to verso of dustwrapper.

ISBN: 0224019015
Stock no. 1407078

Price £100.00

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Contents

  • George had a miserable Grandma - a grousing, grouching old thing who wouldn't leave him alone. She was selfish and ugly, and hated children and sometimes was so frightening that George suspected her of being a witch. 'Don't forget my medicine,' she bullied. No George wouldn't forget Grandma's medicine. He has special plans for her 11 o'clock spoonful.
  • If the medicine George was concocting didn't actually cure Grandma, it would at least produce some interesting results. It contained everything George could find around the house. It was a brew so full of wizardry, with a smell so bewitching that George found himself chanting strange words that came into his head out of nowhere.

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