New York: Viking Press, 1968. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. INSCRIBED in year of publication "30 march 1968/Hoo-Ha! /Peter S. Beagle" with a drawing of a face inside the "P" of Peter. 8vo. 218 pp. Black cloth spine over blue paper covered boards in color printed dustjacket designed by Mel Williamson. book is in near fine condition (fading to upper page edges; minor wear to extremities) in very good dustjacket (wear to extremities, more so to spine ends & corners; slight fading to spine; narrow band of sunning & dampstaining to inside upper flap edges & down rear flap fold). Item #17858
A fantasy novel which follows the tale of a unicorn who believes she is the last of her kind in the world and undertakes a quest to discover what has happened to the other unicorns. In 1987, Locus ranked this book number five among the 33 "All-Time Best Fantasy Novels." It was made into an animated film in 1982 directed and produced by Rankin/Bass with a screenplay written by Beagle himself and with voice actors including Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, and Mia Farrow.