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

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

London: Jonathan Cape and Queen Anne Press, 2014. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. In three volumes, complete. Octavo, pp.48, 48, 48. Publisher's white hardcovers in glossy pictorial dustwrappers. 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. The three volumes are presented in a racing green slipcase in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies. This set has been additionally SIGNED by John Burningham in each volume. Autographs obtained directly from the artist for Adrian Harrington Ltd. 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 #47485

Price: £475.00