New York, Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, 1982
Dahl's beloved story of a giant both Big and Friendly, who steals young Sophie out the window of her orphanage and whisks her away to the land of Giants to invent idioms at her and show off his dream collection. This signed limited edition, which has no UK equivalent, is increasingly scarce on the market.
Limited deluxe first US edition, number 70 of 300 copies, signed by the author and illustrator; 8vo; illustrated throughout in black and white; publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt device to upper cover, grey marbled endpapers, housed in original blue cloth slipcase; a fine example.
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