James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl (1961) hardcover book

$129.99

Roald Dahl, illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert - James and the Giant Peach

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961 (second state). 4to. 119pp. Orange embossed boards with gold lettering at the spine. Green endpapers. Good condition. Minor rolling to spine. Minor areas of discoloration and smudging to text-block edge and spine. Dated stamp in black ink to the upper edge of the title page. The dust jacket is not price clipped (shows the original price of $5.95) and is in good condition. Closed tear to the upper edge of the front dust jacket cover. Minor dings to lower edge of rear dust jacket cover. Minor toning. A beautiful, clean copy of Dahl's classic work.

James and the Giant Peach was Roald Dahl's second work of Children's fiction (after The Gremlins) and was the basis for the beloved stop-motion film adaptation by Tim Burton (1996).

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