First US edition, limited edition signed by the author and illustrator. Publisher's original blue cloth with metallic red illustration to the upper board and titles to the spine, in the yellow card slipcase, as issued. Illustrated by Quentin Blake throughout. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and dusty slipcase which remains firm and sound.
Limited to only 300 copies, this being hand numbered 49 and signed by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake to the limitation page. The Witches was the second of only two Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake signed limited editions produced in the US for which there was no UK equivalent. The basis for the 1990 film of the same name starring Anjelica Huston and Rowan Atkinson.
Stock code: 16445