Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - together with - Charlie and The Great Glass Elevator - Roald Dahl. Faith Jaques (illustrator) 1967 - George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London - First English Editions Starring ‘Our Hero’ Charlie Bucket, with the infamous Willy Wonka. This book was inspired by Roald Dahl’s time spent working at the age of 13 at Cadbury, the English chocolate maker. He was amazed by all the machinery and by the spies sent by both Cadburys and their biggest rival Rowntrees to steal each others secret recipes.

Black and white illustrations throughout by Faith Jaques. An elegant presentation, housed in a cloth slipcase.
  Two volumes. pp. 127 [1]; [4] 150 [4]. Original boards bound in at rear of each volume.   Finely bound in recent dark blue half morocco with gilt titles to spines in three compartments; blue cloth boards. Publisher's illustrated, laminated boards and spines bound in at rear. Housed in a bespoke blue cloth slipcase.   Condition: Fine, in lightly rubbed clamshell case.   Ref: 104629   Price: HK$ 7,200