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What’s the Value of a Roald Dahl Signature, Autograph or Inscription?

We collected a sample of 12 auction results for books containing Roald Dahl's signature from 1 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $300 and the highest overall price realized was $10800. The average price was $2322 and the median price was $600. There were 2 auctions (16%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 7 auctions (58%) exceeding the high estimates, and 3 auctions (25%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auction results are highly dependent upon condition, rarity, edition, provenance, year of publication, publisher, and many other factors. Your book’s value will vary.

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Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Description Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA10/18/2018Dahl, RoaldSwitch BitchNew YorkAlfred A. Knopf...in book form. Signed by Roald Dahl on the front free...1974$200-$300$510 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/22/2018Dahl, RoaldThe Magic FingerNew YorkHarper & Row...First American Edition. Inscribed on the half-title: "To Angie, Greetings from...1966$300-$500$510 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA07/27/2017Dahl, RoaldCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryNew YorkAlfred A. Knopf...jacket. Revised edition. Signed by the author on the title page....1973$200-$300$510 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/23/2017Dahl, RoaldCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryNew YorkAlfred A. Knopf...jacket. Early reprint. Signed by the author on front free endpaper....1964$400-$600$600 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/06/2016Dahl, RoaldJames and the Giant PeachNew YorkAlfred A. Knopf...Edition, Second Issue. Signed by Dahl on the front free endpaper....1961$1000-$1500$660 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/28/2009Dahl, RoaldJames and the Giant PeachNew YorkKnopf...Edition, First Issue. Signed by Dahl on front free endpaper. First...1961$3000-$5000$10800 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA12/11/2008Dahl, RoaldBoy: Tales of Childhood.New YorkFarrar Straus Giroux...First American Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page....1984$600-$900$600 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/09/2008Dahl, RoaldGoing SoloLondonJonathan Cape...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Dahl on the half-title. Autobiographical writings...1986$200-$300$450 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/12/2008Dahl, RoaldKiss KissLondonMichael Joseph...First British Edition. Signed by the author on the front free...1960$500-$800$300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/22/2006Dahl, RoaldJames and the Giant PeachNew YorkKnopf...Edition, First Issue. Signed by Dahl twice on the front free...1961$4000-$7000$4200 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA09/29/2005Dahl, RoaldCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryNew YorkKnopf...Edition, First Issue. Signed by Roald Dahl in red ink on...1964$5000-$8000$8400 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA09/30/2004Dahl, RoaldBoy: Tales of ChildhoodNew YorkFarrar Straus Giroux...First American Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page....1984$200-$300$330 PBA Copies for Sale