Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Magical Car. Illustrated by John Burningham. Ian Lancaster FLEMING, illustr. John BURNINGHAM.

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

London: Jonathan Cape 1964-5. [Children's classic] 3 volumes, octavos (24 x 17cm). ALL FIRST IMPRESSIONS. Complete. Pp.48, 48, 48. Publisher's white hardcovers in glossy pictorial dustwrappers. A presentable set with some expected wear, a few marks and tears, no bookplates or inscriptions. All three volumes uniformly price-clipped although the final volume has been re-priced by the publisher. A very good set housed in a custom-made black cloth slip-case. 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 #49939

Gilbert A17a (1), A17a (4), A17a (6).

Price: £675.00