Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Illustrations by Donald Chaffin.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970 Stock Code: 149101
First edition, first printing. The US edition preceded the UK edition, published the same year. Fantastic Mr Fox formed the basis for Wes Anderson's 2009 film of the same name and has been successfully adapted into both a stage play and an opera.
Octavo. Original cream cloth, spine lettered in metallic green, Mr. Fox vignette to front cover in gilt, green endpapers. With dust jacket.
Black and white illustrations by Donald Chaffin to the text.
Child's ownership signature to front pastedown and "H" ink stamp to front free endpaper. Slight foxing to binding, otherwise a very good copy. Head and foot of dust jacket spine slightly frayed which is toned and with minor soiling, but not price-clipped and notably fresh.
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