Notes: Ralph Steadman illustrated a journalistic piece written by Roadl Dahl in 1946, about an English farmer who discovered a hoard of Roman silver and was cheated out of it. This is the first separate US edition (this version, with Steadman's illustrations, first appeared in 1999 in the UK).
79 pages. 8-5/8 by 11-3/4 inches. With 26 color illustrations by Steadman, most full page or double page.
Edition + Condition: First US edition (first printing with a numberline ending in 1). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Steadman on the title page.
Publication: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Item No: #362307