Roald Dahl – Matilda – First UK Edition 1988

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Roald Dahl – Matilda – First UK Edition 1988

£135.00

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£135.00

A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1988. A very good book without inscriptions.. In an unpriced, unclipped wrapper with some wear to the top of the spine and heavy spotting to the endflaps. An affordable first edition of ‘Matilda’.

In 2003, Matilda was listed at number 74 in The Big Read, a BBC survey of the British public of the top 200 novels of all time. In 2012, Matilda was ranked number 30 among all-time best children’s novels in a survey published by School Library Journal, a US monthly. Time magazine named Matilda in its list of the 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time. In 2012, Matilda Wormwood appeared on a Royal Mail commemorative postage stamp.


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A first edition, first printing published by Cape in 1988. A very good book without inscriptions.. In an unpriced, unclipped wrapper with some wear to the top of the spine and heavy spotting to the endflaps. An affordable first edition of ‘Matilda’.

In 2003, Matilda was listed at number 74 in The Big Read, a BBC survey of the British public of the top 200 novels of all time. In 2012, Matilda was ranked number 30 among all-time best children’s novels in a survey published by School Library Journal, a US monthly. Time magazine named Matilda in its list of the 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time. In 2012, Matilda Wormwood appeared on a Royal Mail commemorative postage stamp.