Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (1973) hardcover book


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Roald Dahl - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

New York: Knopf, 1973. Revised edition (first published in 1964). Hardcover. 8vo. 162 pp. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. 'Oompa Loompas' rather than 'pygmies' on page 73; James and the Giant Peach review on rear flap. 2 line colophon. Good condition. Former owner's book plate on front free endpaper. Scuffing along edges of boards. Chipping, small closed tears at spine tips, forecorners of dust jacket. Smudging, rubbing along joints and foreedge (see photo). Basis for the celebrated film adaption Willy Wonka with Gene Wilder. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is indisputably among the most cherished and collectible children's books of the twentieth century.

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