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    Roald Dahl. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. New York: [1964]. First edition.

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    Roald Dahl. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. [1964].

    First edition, first issue with the six lines of printing information (instead of five) in the colophon on the final page. Octavo. 162 pages. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. Publisher's original red cloth, with blind-stamped title on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Top edge stained red/purple. Mustard endpapers. In the original first issue color pictorial dust jacket, with no ISBN number on the rear panel and with the price $3.95 on the front flap. Spine tilted slightly forward. Floral exlibris with previous owner's ink name. Light pencil marks over some sentences in Chapter 21 "Good-by Violet". Occasional minor soiling or foxing. Dust jacket soiled, fold and edge wear, creases, some tears, and chip; paper loss in upper margin of rear panel with no loss to image or text. Overall, very good.



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