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FANTASTIC MR FOX.** [rja365310] by  ROALD: DAHL** - UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st,2nd imp,illustrated edn thus. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: biblio1)

FANTASTIC MR FOX.** [rja365310]

FANTASTIC MR FOX.** [rja365310] by  ROALD: DAHL** - UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st,2nd imp,illustrated edn thus. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: biblio1)
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FANTASTIC MR FOX.** [rja365310]

by DAHL**, ROALD:

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ISBN 10
0670852503
ISBN 13
9780670852505
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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st,2nd imp,illustrated edn thus.[Originally published Geo Allen & Unwin,1970,then Viking, 1996,this edition, completely reillustrated with new illustrations by Quentin Blake.] NFINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn,no clip to dw/dj - no publisher's price - possibly an export edn? Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,colour pictorial illustrated dw/dj by Quentin Blake; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore- edges lightly aged,but generally bright and clean; contents bright,tight and clean.Light accidental dog-ear creasing to lower corners of pp27-58 and also some vertical & diagonal creasing to rear free endpaper - other pages fine and unaffected.Unblemished,sharp-cornered,publisher's original,plain dark blue cloth bds with bright,crisp,stamped gilt letters to spine/backstrip and clean,plain white eps.UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn, 2nd imp,2-80pp [part paginated] includes 18 chapters,profuse part+ full -page b/w illus by Quentin Blake throughout the text and the book,plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages,a dedication,contents list/table,plus to rear,6pp blanks. Boggis,Bunce and Bean plan a trap for Mr Fox - but he's far too clever to fall for it! 'Well, my darling,' said Mr Fox.'What shall it be tonight?' 'I think we'll have duck tonight,' said Mrs Fox.'Bring us two fat ducks,if you please,one for you and me,and one for the children.' 'Ducks it shall be!' said Mr Fox.'Bunce's best!' But Mr Fox would not have been quite so confident if he'd known that Boggis,Bunce and Bean,the three farmers, were lying in wait outside his hole that very night,each one crouching behind a tree with a gun,determined to shoot,starve or dig out Mr Fox even if it took them forever. . . . But Mr Fox's wife was right when she proudly told the children,'Your father is a fantastic fox! He has quite enough brains to fox much cleverer farmers than Boggis,Bunce and Bean!' A fast-paced comic adventure with delightful illustrations by Quentin Blake. Quentin Blake,born 1932,Sidcup,Kent.Son of a civil servant.Educated at Chiselhurst,Sidcup Grammar School and Cambridge University.Attended life classes at Chelsea College of Art.Tutor in illustration at the Royal College of Art(1965-78) and Head of the Illustration Dept since 1978.He works in pen and ink and watercolour in a popular and unmistakeable style,capturing essential character and movement with wit and gaiety in a few rapid strokes.He has illustrated many editions of the BBC Jackanory television programme.He was chosen as the first Children's Laureate in 1999.Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,because of the lighter weight of this item,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

Synopsis

Fantastic Mr. Fox is a children's novel written by Roald Dahl that was published in 1970. The story tells about Mr. Fox and the myriad ways he outwits his neighbor, a farmer, and steals his food from right under his nose!

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio1
Title
FANTASTIC MR FOX.** [rja365310]
Author
DAHL**, ROALD:
Illustrator
illus by Quentin Blake.**
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - NFINE
Jacket condition
NFINE
Quantity available
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Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st,2nd imp,illustrated edn thus.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0670852503
ISBN 13
9780670852505
Publisher
LONDON.VIKING,1996.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
1996
Keywords
q52.[rja365310]. CHILDRENS/ILLUSTRATED.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.ISBN 0670852503.Books illus by Quentin Blake.Boggis_Bunce_Bean_Mr Fox.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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