James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

$188.00
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Later issue of Dahl's first book for children. Colophon has 4 lines including "Bound by The Book Press, New York". Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is not mentioned in the author's bio on colophon. Borzoi blindstamp on back cover. Sadly the jacket is price-clipped, although ISBN appears on the rear panel.

Knopf, 1961.
118 pp.
First edition, second issue.
Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.
Orange cloth. Very good in a good+ jacket.
Jacket tape-repaired on top of front panel. Jacket price-clipped as well. Spine of jacket mildly faded too.
Book itself is lovely except for a gift inscription "love Mother" on front free endpaper.