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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl - First Edition, later printing - September 1970 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000002896)

Fantastic Mr. Fox

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

by Roald Dahl

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Condition
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ISBN 10
039480497X
ISBN 13
9780394804972
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About This Item

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, September 1970. Hardcover. First Edition, Later Printing. Beige linen over boards with metallic green lettering on the spine and a gilt illustration of the title character on the front board. Green endpapers. Pictorial paper dust jacket with $3.95 at top of front flap, 003009 at bottom of front flap, and 394-80487-X at lower right edge of back cover. Fine book in a Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket has half-inch tears, chipping and creasing at spine head and top edge of front panel and light discoloration from handling. See photos. 62 pages. B&W illustrations by Donald Chaffin throughout. A "garden tale" of farmer versus vermin, or vice versa. Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of a fox and his family.

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
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000002896
Title
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Author
Roald Dahl
Illustrator
Donald Chaffin
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, later printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
039480497X
ISBN 13
9780394804972
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
September 1970
Keywords
fiction, fox, foxes, farmers, gardens, garden tale, children, kids, juvenile, youth, England, English, Britain, British, UK, United Kingdom
Bookseller catalogs
Children; Fiction; Britain; Gardening;
Size
8vo

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Selling books from around the world. I am not a professional bookseller. Rather, I am finding new homes for the library I have collected over five decades.

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chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
fine
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First Edition
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jacket
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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