Item #155997 Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car. Ian FLEMING.
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.

Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The Magical Car.

Jonathan Cape and Queen Anne Press, 2014. 4 volumes, quarto. Green cloth boards, spine and front boards lettered in gold and red, green car-patterned endpapers. Housed in grey cloth slipcase. Illustrated by John Burningham. A fine set. Deluxe limited edition, one of just 50 sets, accompanied by two prints, measuring 295 x 210mm, signed and numbered by John Burningham. A facsimile of the first edition of Ian Fleming's famous children's story. The original edition was illustrated by the renowned book-artist John Burningham as only his second commission; for this edition he has re-worked some of his original artwork for the book. This copy is from the significant Ian Fleming collection of Martin Schøyen (b.1940), whose private collection of manuscripts, which span all cultures and all time periods, is one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind. Item #155997

The Schøyen Collection No. 200.

Price: £975.00

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