DAHL, Roald (author). Michel SIMEON (illustrator). James And The Giant Peach. London; George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1971.
Larg 8vo. Original laminated pictorial boards with glorious wrap-around design; pp. [vi], 7-110 + [ii]; with striking black-and-white illustrations throughout printed as full-page plates and vignettes; externally near fine, with none of the usual blistering or peeling of laminate; internally very fresh, with only a tiny corner crease to front free endpaper.
First edition, second impression (as stated), issued four years after the first UK edition. The American edition, which preceded by the English by six years, was issued in a different format, and was illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.