New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine book with bright embossing to spine and front board; green endpapers. Top of textblock a bit foxed, but in all a fresh and unmarked copy. Very Good+ dust jacket is toned to spine and foxed along edges; a bit of chipping and loss to spine extremities; offsetting and 1" closed tear to rear panel. In all, a charming copy of a book difficult to find in collectible condition.
Mr. Fox, a sly and determined fox, relies on his wits to plunder nearby farmers' fields in order to feed his family. Tired of being exploited by Mr. Fox, the farmers band together to capture Mr. Fox and his family. A siege ensues, and the Fox family turns to other animals for help avoiding capture and continue eating. Adapted into a critically acclaimed 2009 film directed by Wes Anderson. Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. (Item #3532)