Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. First published in 1943, this novella is the most famous work of the French aristocrat writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944). Translated into more than 250 languages and selling over 200 million copies worldwide, it has become one of the best-selling books ever published. More than a half century later, this fable of love and loneliness has lost none of its power.
This special edition of The Fox™ from The Little Prince was produced in in the year 2002 in an edition of 250 pieces. The Fox is designed in-scale to accompany the Little Prince doll and measures approximately 5" tall. This delightful rendition of the famous Desert Fox is fully jointed and constructed of the finest wool and mohair plush. His oversized ears are lined in wool felt and he features felt-backed glass eyes, airbrushed shading, and an embroidered nose.
This enchanting creation comes enclosed in a deluxe R. John Wright presentation box decorated with the original book illustrations and includes a descriptive booklet, a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity, and the forms for owner registration.
© Succession Saint-Exupéry - 2002
DIRECT PURCHASE: The Fox is available only from the RJW COMPANY STORE. This particular piece is number five of only five Artist Proofs made and comes directly from the R. John Wright archives in pristine as-new condition. The purchase price of $1,050.00 includes shipping & insurance in the domestic United States. [For overseas shipping rates, contact the RJW office.] NOTE: This is the last remaining Little Prince Fox available for direct purchase.