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Lot #254: Roald Dahl Signed First Edition of ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' in Original Dust Jacket


Roald Dahl signed first edition of his classic novel, ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'', housed in original dust jacket. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964 second printing with 5-line colophon on last page. Signed by Dahl in black felt-tip on the front pastedown, ''Janice / Love / Roald Dahl''. Bound in red cloth boards with brown top edge, gilt lettering to spine and title design stamped to front, book measures 6.25'' x 9.5'' and runs 162pp. Dust jacket shows price of $3.95, though crossed out in pencil. Discreet writing to front cover, chipping, and some paper loss on and near spine; good plus condition. Book is slightly cocked and has the recipient Janice's name and bookplate to front free endpaper. Some abrasion to front endpaper. Very good condition. Rare as signed.
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