Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Author: Roald Dahl
Illustrator: Joseph Schindelman
DAHL, Roald. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator: The Further Adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka Chocolate-maker Extraordinary. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. NY: Alfred A. Knopf . 8vo, xii 164pp. Blue half cloth with grey boards, stamped in pink on spine with blue pictorial stamping on front board. Numerous b&w illustrations throughout. A near fine copy with minute bumping and sunning to top and bottom of boards, bearing previous owner's inscription in ink on front free endpapers, in publisher's original full-color pictorial dust jacket (not price-clipped, with minute creasing to bottom and top of front and rear panels).
First Edition. Last seen flying through the sky in a giant elevator in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket's back for another adventure. When the giant elevator picks up speed, Charlie, Willy Wonka, and the gang are sent hurtling through space and time. Visiting the world' first space hotel, battling the dreaded Vermicious Knids, and saving the world are only a few stops along this remarkable, intergalactic joyride. A gorgeous first edition of this beloved book.