Roald Dahl – Fantastic Mr Fox – First UK Edition 1970

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Roald Dahl – Fantastic Mr Fox – First UK Edition 1970

£1,250.00

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£1,250.00

A first edition, first printing published by George Allen and Unwin in 1970. A near fine book (or better). No inscriptions. Some light fading to the spine and a small spot to prelims. Corners a little bumped. Some light rubbing. A very nice copy indeed.

“Fantastic Mr. Fox” by Roald Dahl remains a beloved children’s book, cherished for its clever and adventurous storytelling. It has achieved enduring popularity through adaptations into various forms of modern culture. Wes Anderson’s 2009 animated film adaptation captured the essence of the story, garnering critical acclaim. The book’s themes of cunning, bravery, and outsmarting adversaries continue to resonate with audiences, inspiring various adaptations, stage productions, and even a popular video game. Its enduring appeal lies in the timeless lessons of resourcefulness and courage, making “Fantastic Mr. Fox” a cherished classic in both literature and contemporary media, still influencing and entertaining new generations.


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A first edition, first printing published by George Allen and Unwin in 1970. A near fine book (or better). No inscriptions. Some light fading to the spine and a small spot to prelims. Corners a little bumped. Some light rubbing. A very nice copy indeed.

“Fantastic Mr. Fox” by Roald Dahl remains a beloved children’s book, cherished for its clever and adventurous storytelling. It has achieved enduring popularity through adaptations into various forms of modern culture. Wes Anderson’s 2009 animated film adaptation captured the essence of the story, garnering critical acclaim. The book’s themes of cunning, bravery, and outsmarting adversaries continue to resonate with audiences, inspiring various adaptations, stage productions, and even a popular video game. Its enduring appeal lies in the timeless lessons of resourcefulness and courage, making “Fantastic Mr. Fox” a cherished classic in both literature and contemporary media, still influencing and entertaining new generations.