“THEY LOOK LIKE WOMEN. THEY TALK LIKE WOMEN. AND THEY ARE ABLE TO ACT LIKE WOMEN. BUT IN ACTUAL FACT, THEY ARE TOTALLY DIFFERENT ANIMALS”
DAHL, Roald. Witches. London, 1983.
First edition, presentation copy, of Dahl's Whitbread Award-winning children's novel, with in-text illustrations by Quentin Blake, warmly inscribed in the year of publication across the entire front endpaper to a close friend of Dahl's son, Theo, and a frequent visitor to Dahl's writing hut during the writing of Boy: "To Justin with love, Roald Dahl. Oct. 28th 1983." $13,500.