Roald Dahl (1988) ‘Matilda’, UK first edition, first printing, published by Jonathan Cape. Signed by the author on the title page. An absolute classic of children literature.
Condition: a very good copy in a near fine dust jacket. The book is internally clean without previous owners’ inscriptions. The page block has some foxing as shown. Shelf wear inclusing a few bumps, push to spine and some rubbing to the boards. The dust jacket is first state with the correct GBP 8.50 net price with very slight creases. Priced accordingly due to the flaws in condition.
‘Matilda’ has been adapted as a film in 1996 directed by Danny DeVito. The book is Dahl’s best selling book with over 17 million copies sold worldwide: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/15/matilda-at-30-roald-dahl-quentin-blake