James and the Giant Peach
presentation copy inscribed and dated by Roald Dahl in October 1961
first edition, coloured illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert,
original cloth, pictorial dust jacket, chipped at corners, 8vo, New York,
Alfred A. Knopf, 1961
James and the Giant Peach was the first book Roald Dahl wrote for children, although his famous adult novel Kiss Kiss was published earlier, and it was published in America several years before it appeared in England.