New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. An attractive vintage copy of Dahl's beloved children's classic, basis for Mel Stuart's 1971 adaptation, and the more recent film directed by Tim Burton (2005). Item #2105
Early reprint, with 5 lines of text beneath the author's bio on the colophon and the Oompa-Loompa's still appearing as black pygmies. Octavo; 3/4 beige paper over brown cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and blindstamped to front cover; lime green endpapers; dustjacket; 162, pp; illus. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $3.95), with mild shelfwear and just a hint of sunning to spine.