New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Nancy Ekholm Buckert. First edition. 118pp. Quarto [26 cm] Red cloth. Book and jacket are both better than very good. The jacket has a few small tape repairs to the reverse. Price of $3.95 on the front inside flap. Item #56804
Roald Dahl's first book for children. The first U.S. edition precedes the U.K. edition. This imaginative tale, a book which has inspired many a reluctant reader, remains a favorite for youth decades later.