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

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

London: Jonathan Cape and Queen Anne Press, 2014. [Children's illustrated] LIMITED EDITION. In three volumes, complete. Octavo (25 x 17cm), pp.48; pp.48; pp.48. Publisher's white hardcovers in glossy pictorial dustwrappers, the three volumes are presented in a racing green slipcase. 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. Number 14 out of a limited edition of 100 numbered copies, now fully subscribed. Fine/as new. 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 #54083

Price: £195.00