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, two priced at 10/6, first vol. p/c. Contents clean, bookplate to vol. 3, some shelfwear, jackets lightly used with the occasional minor nick vol. 2 has a piece of archival tape applied to crown of spine and 4 pieces applied to crease of front flap, gentle wear to crown and a little toning to extremities. Overall a near fine set; seemingly difficult now to find these unclipped. 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 #64924

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

Price: £1,250.00