DAHL, Roald (author).  Quentin BLAKE (illustrator). Esio Trot.

DAHL, Roald (author). Quentin BLAKE (illustrator). Esio Trot.

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DAHL, Roald (author). Quentin BLAKE (illustrator). Esio Trot. London; Jonathan Cape. 1990.

8vo. Original blue linson boards, gilt, in cream pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-62 + [ii]; illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake in black-and-white; a fine copy, without ownership marks or inscriptions, preserved in near fine fresh, bright, clean and unclipped dustwrapper (£6.95).
First edition. An original love story explaining how Mr. Hoppy, a retired bachelor, manages to conquer the affections of his love interest Mrs. Silver, and win over his love rival in the shape of Alfie, her pet tortoise.

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