The Witches. lllustrated by Quentin Blake. London: Cape, 1983. First edition. Dark green boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in pictorial dust jacket. A near fine copy. Bookplate Signed by Roald Dhal pasted to front free endpaper, cut signature of the Illustrator Quentin Blake pasted to title-page. "As children everywhere are well ware, Roald Dahl very often has some gloriously gruesome secrets to share. The Witches is full of them and has a message that you dare not miss."