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Chanticleer and the Fox

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Chanticleer and the Fox

by Cooney, Barbara; text adapted from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Near Fine/Nea Fine
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New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co., 1958. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at title page - "from Sandra Cooney to Dana Ericson". Caldecott Medal Winner for 1959. SCARCE in the First Edition and SIGNED. Near Fine, original orange decorative cloth with patterned end papers, tiny rubs at bottom corners, in a Near Fine dust jacket, faint closed tear bottom edge front panel, tiny chips at corners. Caldecott Medal front panel, correct price of $3.00 front flap. A sweet copy, and tough to find in this condition and signed/inscribed. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Nea Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


In the children's book Chanticleer and the Fox, Barbara Cooney adapted the story of The Nun's Priest's Tale from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and illustrated it. Released by Crowell in 1958, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1959.


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Chanticleer and the Fox
Cooney, Barbara; text adapted from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Nea Fine
First Edition
Thomas Y Crowell & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
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Children's Literature;

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