Dubois, William P. (illustrator) Fine in Near Fine jacket. An excellent, pristine copy under an equally bright jacket with one closed tear on the back panel, else fine. With original $3.95 price. A beautiful copy of a surprisingly uncommon title.
Joseph Schindelman. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. This is the first edition, second state with five lines (not 6) of printing on Colophon on rear page. In lightly faded burgundy cloth boards with a small area of damage along the top edge of the rear cover, penetrating to a couple of rear pages. With mustard endpapers. Otherwsie a square, crisp, basically clean copy under a near perfect, better-than-average dust jacket. Great vintage copy of the children's classic that was the basis for the film "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory".
Very Good. Knopf, 01/01/1961, Hardcover, NY: Knopf, 1961. 1st edition, early state, not a 1st state. Hardcover. 4to. 119 pgs. Color and b/w plates and illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt. Green endpapers. Pastedowns a bit mottled. Light bumping to corners and spine ends. Book Press mentioned in 4 line colophon. 5.95 on jacket flap. No mention of Charlie books. No ISBN in book but 9 number ISBN to jacket rear. 2 daughters and infant son mentioned in bio. Jacket edgeworn and chipped. Knopf indent logo to rear cover. Inquire if you need further information.
Illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake. First edition, first impression. Book is VG, some browning of edges and small rubber stamp on free front endpaper "Cheque BP next visit" (! ) in VG dust jacket but for sellotape marking to top r/h corner.
First edition. HB. Red cloth, red top edge and pictorial dustjacket. 208pp, Jacket and line drawings by Jill Bennett. Minor bumps to lower corners and lightly to edges, rubbed spine ends, bright and clean covers and pages; neat small gift inscription in biro to flyleaf; two small indentations to fepwhich impress through to title page. Jacket price clipped, bright and clean. Some v ery light edge rubbing, tiny chip bottom rear. Very Good in Very Good protected jacket.
Used-Very Good. VG hardback in VG price-clipped dust jacket. 1st edition, 1st printing. Christmas gift inscription dated 1982 on front free end paper; binding tight; dust jacket a little faded & worn, & protected in removable clear film. In stock, & available for immediate dispatch. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Illustrated by Bennett, Jill. Very good in very good dust jacket. The story of the wild adventures that Danny and his loving father have together. Peach boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly worn. Pale foxing to endpapers and page edges. Top edge of textblock is slightly discoloured (from liquid splash? ) and a few pages are ever so slightly nicked at top edges. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed, slightly sunned to spine, has a small tear to front panel (hardly noticeable due to the colour of the wrapper) and a couple of tiny tape repairs on verso. [R]
Joseph Schindelman. Very Good+ in Good+ jacket. Book NOT ex-library. 1st edition, 2nd state. Small inked name upper FEP. Gold-stamped embossed red cloth. Dust jacket has come chips, tape repaired upper & lower spine edges. Handsome! 21963 CF shelf.
Good in Good jacket. FIRST EDITION Bound in the publishers blue cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition. Housed in the good only dustwrapper with chip to front panel and slight loss to top of spine. A scarce Roald Dahl title. Ten stories about flyers and their flying.
Illustr by Nancy Ekholm Burkert, 10.25 x 7, reddish-orange cloth, 119 pp, covers rubbed, extremities lightly bumped, spine dull, bottom of spine a little stained, hinges loose, eps toned at gutters, ink name and address of former owner, three brown spots on foredge of text block else a nice copy in rubbed, darkened, toned dust jacket with small stain at bottom of spine and abrasions and minor staining at top of front panel. FIRST EDITION, SECOND STATE (no other titles listed, no number or ISBN on dust jacket, dust jacket priced at $3.95, but "The Book Press" as binder).
Schindelman, Joseph. Very good. No dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING + VERY GOOD CONDITION + ORIGINAL HARDBACK FORMAT WITHOUT THE DUST JACKET; COLLECTING BOOKS SINCE 1988, SELLING BOOKS SINCE 2008. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 176 p. Audience: Children/juvenile.
Joseph Schindelman. Near Fine in Very Good Plus jacket. The dust jacket has faint soiling at bottom of spine, one small closed tear on rear panel, and creasing on inside front flap. Otherwise fine and intact with no chips, over a clean book. A terrific vintage copy of the sequel to "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory".
Burkert, Nancy Ekholm. Very Good+ in Good+ Unclipped jacket. Book A bright, tight edition. DJ is uncut; light foxing of interior; chipped at spine and corners(no chips larger that 1/2"); light soil from handling; altogether colorful and intact. Boards are sunned along edges; spine bumped; green endpapers stained to yellow; no tears or soil on interior. A very good edition of both the Author's & the Illustrator's first children's book. Now protected in Brodart.
Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Signed by Illustrator(s) First edition (so stated). 4to. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman, many in color. Original blue cloth stamped in silver on the spine. Color pictorial dust jacket (unclipped). Fine, fresh copy. No other signatures or bookplate. Boldly signed and inscribed by Ralph Steadman in red ink on the half title page: "For Gloria. the latest one. Love, Ralph Steadman 2 Sept. 99."
Very Good. New York: Knopf, 1961. First edition, second state. Hardcover. 119. Very good, in a very good unclipped jacket. Prior owner's book plate on front free endpaper with a gift inscription on half-title verso. Jacket has a small chip professionally repaired with book tape. Light chipping and edge wear, small closed tear at the top of the front panel. "Bound by The Book Press, New York" on colophon, indicating second state of the first edition.
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