The Mildenhall Treasure
The Mildenhall Treasure
The Mildenhall Treasure

DAHL, Roald (author). Ralph STEADMAN (illustrator). The Mildenhall Treasure.

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SIGNED BY STEADMAN

DAHL, Roald (author). Ralph STEADMAN (illustrator). The Mildenhall Treasure. New York; Alfred K. Knopf. 2000.

4to. Original blue linson boards lettered in gilt to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-79; with full-, and double-page, coloured plates throughout and drawings in line, all by Ralph Steadman; a fine copy protected by a fine, unclipped dustwrapper ($22.95).
First U.S. separate edition, issued the year after the U.K. edition by Jonathan Cape. This copy boldly signed in ink, in characteristic style, to the half-title, by Steadman. A true story about Gordon Butcher, a Suffolk ploughman, who uncovered a remarkable hoard of Roman silver, but who was cheated out of his fortune.

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