Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Magical Car. Illustrated by John Burningham.

London: Jonathan Cape and Queen Anne Press, 2014. LIMITED EDITION, one of 100 copies only, this set being additionally SIGNED BY THE ARTIST John Burningham to each book. In three volumes, complete. Octavo, pp.48, 48, 48. Publisher's white hardcovers in glossy pictorial dustwrappers. A facsimile of the first edition of Ian Fleming's famous children's story about the Pott family and their adventures with the magical car, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. The original edition was illustrated by renowned artist John Burningham as only his second commission; for this edition he has re-worked some of his original artwork for the book. The three volumes are presented in a racing green slipcase in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies. Signatures obtained in person for Adrian Harrington Ltd. by Fleming bibliographer Jon Gilbert A classic adventure story featuring a high-spirited family and their magical car. Basis for the Oscar-nominated film musical scripted by Roald Dahl. Item #47485

Price: £475.00

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