Lot 41 of 350:
Roald Dahl The Gremlins in Dust Jacket  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The Gremlins from the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story by Flight Lieutenant Roald Dahl
Author:
Dahl, Roald
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Random House
Date:
[1943]
Description:

Illustrated by Disney Studios, some in color. 28x21.5 cm. (11x8½"), cloth-backed pictorial red boards, color pictorial jacket. First Edition.

First edition of Roald Dahl's first book, a fanciful tale of the curious little creatures, driven from their homes in the trees by the march of wartime industries, that plagued aviators imaginations. Despite Dahl's British nationality, this was first published in the U.S., intended to accompany a Disney animated film that was never produced. Sticker of bookseller John J. Newbegin, San Francisco, on rear pastedown.

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Condition:
Jacket edge worn and with some chipping and short tears; small wrinkles to spine cloth, light wear to board edges; very good.
 
Item number:
295529
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