Roald Dahl – Tales of the Unexpected – SIGNED and INSCRIBED 1980

Roald Dahl – Tales of the Unexpected – SIGNED and INSCRIBED 1980

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Roald Dahl – Tales of the Unexpected – SIGNED and INSCRIBED 1980

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£175.00

A reprint, softcover published by Penguin in 1980. A good copy with creasing SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the inside of the first page ‘To Andrew/Love/Roald Dahl/’. Names on the first page. A good copy with a strong association to Dahl himself. 

Douglas Highton attended St Peter’s Prep School in Weston-super-Mare with Roald Dahl.  As a friend, Douglas supported Roald during an incident at school, which Roald would never forget and later recounted in his autobiographical book ‘Boy’. Douglas also appears anecdotally in the short story ‘Lucky Break’, and as a character in the short story ‘The Swan’. The two stayed in touch over the years and Douglas would visit Roald at home in Great Missenden where Roald kindly signed many books for Douglas’ grandchildren, Andrew and Rebecca

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A reprint, softcover published by Penguin in 1980. A good copy with creasing SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the inside of the first page ‘To Andrew/Love/Roald Dahl/’. Names on the first page. A good copy with a strong association to Dahl himself. 

Douglas Highton attended St Peter’s Prep School in Weston-super-Mare with Roald Dahl.  As a friend, Douglas supported Roald during an incident at school, which Roald would never forget and later recounted in his autobiographical book ‘Boy’. Douglas also appears anecdotally in the short story ‘Lucky Break’, and as a character in the short story ‘The Swan’. The two stayed in touch over the years and Douglas would visit Roald at home in Great Missenden where Roald kindly signed many books for Douglas’ grandchildren, Andrew and Rebecca

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