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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1975. First edition, first printing (the US and UK first editions were published simultaneously). Inscribed presentation copy. Original quarter brown cloth over paper covered boards, stamped in blind to the upper board, with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square with a little rubbing at the extremities, the contents are without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Text block edge lightly spotted, the brown top-stain unfaded. Complete with near fine lightly creased un-faded dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. An excellent example with a fantastic provenance. Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front free endpaper ?"To Roger / The Great Mr. Fox / With love / from / Roald Dahl / 12 May 1976?". Together with a signed original program for a unique production of the musical play Fantastic Mr. Fox which was specially commissioned for the Thornbury Arts Festival '76 and starred the recipient Roger [Whittall] in the title role. The program is signed by Roald Dahl in brown and the composer and conductor Adrian Beaumont in black. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.
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