Mr. Fox and local farmers battle for food and survival
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition.Near Fine copy in Very Good+ dust jacket. Book with fresh cloth and green and silver stamping to the spine and upper board; green endpapers. Previous owner's name on the front end paper top edge slightly dusty. Dust jacket with a small chip at the crown and lower rear panel, an old price sticker on the rear panel and a few other short tears. 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 #5597)