The Witches. Roald Dahl.

The Witches

London: Jonathan Cape (1983), 1983. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [6], 7-206, [2] pp. Teal cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of £6.50 net on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous in-text illustrations by Quentin Blake. According to the official website for Roald Dahl, The Witches won The Whitbread Award, The New York Times Outstanding Book Award, and The Federation of Children's Book Groups Awards in its year of publication. The basis for the 1990 film starring Angelica Houston. Based on Dahl's childhood visits to his family in Norway, The Witches tells the tale of a boy and his Norwegian grandmother who band together to fight witches who despise children. A beautiful copy. Fine / very near Fine. Item #00009033

Price: $400.00