1922 Lady into Fox
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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding. With an engraved frontispiece, one full page plate and numerous vignette illustrations by the author's wife, R. A. Garnett. Collated completed. 'Lady into Fox' was the first novel written by David Garnett published under his own name. It won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize', and serves as an early example of the then not-recognized genre of contemporary fantasy. The story follows a 24 year old married woman who suddenly transforms into a fox during a walk in the woods. At first, she maintains her human tendencies, but her relationship soons struggles as she becomes more and more fox-like.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, excellent with some light shelf wear to the extremities and spine. Light offsetting to the paste-downs and free endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Several pages are uncut. Pages bright and clean with some soft age-toning to the edges. The occasional tear to the pages. A bookseller's label to the rear blank. Spotting to the fore-edge.
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