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.

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

London: Jonathan Cape, 1964-5. [Children's illustrated] FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes, complete. Octavo (25 x 16 x 6cm), pp.48; pp.48; pp.48. Eyecatching illustrations throughout by John Burningham. Elegantly hand-bound in half dark green morocco leather with matching cloth boards, gilt to spine, top edges gilt., original pictorial endpapers and covers preserved at rear. The set is housed in a fleece-line racing green cloth slip-case. A fine set, attractively presented in a recent leather binding. 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 #60982

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

Price: £950.00