By Rudolf Těsnohlídek, illustrated by Maurice Sendak
First edition in English of the Czech fairy tale and the basis for Leoš Janáček's 1923 opera.
Fine in fine jacket.
THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN
Těsnohlídek's tale was first published in a Brno newspaper in 1920. Considered a Czech classic, it wasn't translated into English until this edition. A great copy.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1985). 9'' x 7.25''. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($19.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Yellow pictorial endpapers with humanized insects. Illustrated by Sendak in color throughout. , 186 pages.
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