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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by O'Brien, Robert C

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New York: Atheneum, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Bernstein, Zena. 233pp. Octavo [22 cm] Tan cloth over boards with a lavender ink stamped design on the spine, and a small illustration of a rat with a leaf on the front board. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. The spine is moderately rolled. Several pages have trivial soiling. In a price-clipped dust jacket, with sporadic shallow open tears to the edges, several vertical creases to the inside flaps, and subtle toning. The front panel has a bit of minor soiling. No Newbery Award sticker. Illustrated by Zena Bernstein. The author, Robert C. O'Brien was born in New York City and grew up in a family of Irish storytellers.

A children's classic, winner of the Newbery Medal.


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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
O'Brien, Robert C
Bernstein, Zena
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SEATTLE2022; children's books; Rats of Nimh; juvenile literature; BOSTON2022; LA/SEATTLE2023

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