Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl; Joseph Schindelman [Illustrator]

Alfred F.Knopf, 1973


First edition. Early printing. 4 lines on colophon page. "Pygmies" present on page 73, and includes later removed illustrations of Oompa Loompas. First edition jacket designed with original illustrations by Joseph Schindelman. $3.95 present on unclipped jacket. Wear/tear to jacket with loss to front panel. Maroon cloth spine over gray boards. Light soiling to boards. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Five children-and only five- were going to be allowed into Mr. Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. The lucky five would get to see all the mysterious machinery in the factory where the world's most wonderful candy was made. What happens when these five children meet the famous Mr. Willy Wonka? What happens when they pass through the big factory doors? What happens when they come upon the unknown factory workers who throw very tiny shadows on the windows and talk in rhyme? What happens when, one by one, the children disobey Mr. Wonka's orders?That, dear reader, is the substance of this uproarious tale by the world-renowned storyteller, Roald Dahl.

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