8vo. Half-title, illustrations by Joseph Schindelman. Original red cloth stamped in blind, spine gilt-lettered; original pictorial dust jacket (1-in. closed tear and tiny stain to front panel, a few other very short tears to edges, some very minor rubbing or soiling, otherwise bright).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the six-line colophon and the jacket priced at $3.95. A BRIGHT COPY OF DAHL'S BEST-KNOWN WORK.