Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. First UK Edition (1967)
Book ID: 65391
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. London: Allen, Unwin, 1967. First UK Edition. Illustrated by Faith Jaques. Pp, 127. A nice bright copy in illustrated laminate boards. With neat previous owner’s name to front free endpaper.
First UK edition, first issue, of Dahl’s deliciously delightful tale of magic and morality, with numerous in-text illustrations by Faith Jaques.
First published in America by Knopf in 1964 & the basis for the Paramount Film “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory”, which was released in 1972.