London: Jonathan Cape and Queen Anne Press, 2014. [Children's illustrated] LIMITED EDITION. In three volumes, complete. Octavo (25 x 17cm), pp.48; pp.48; pp.48. Publisher's white hardcovers in glossy pictorial dust-wrappers, the three volumes are presented in a racing green slip-case. 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. Fine/as new. Edition limited to 100 copies, this set being one of a few marked 'o/s' [out-of-series]. 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 #56157
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