First printing of the Newbery Award Winner that mixes science fiction with fantasy, in which lab rats gain incredible abilities.
Fine in about-fine jacket.
MRS. FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH
"It's no job for a lady.'<br />'You forget,' Mrs. Frisby said, 'I'm Timothy's mother. If you [...] can take risks to save him, surely I can, too."
Mom as heroine: widowed mouse Mrs. Frisby goes to great lengths to save her children in an adventure that uncovers her resilience and grit. Made into the animated film THE SECRET OF NIMH that lives vividly in the minds of late Gen Xers and early Millennials. First editions in this condition are rare, and this is an exceptional copy.
New York: Atheneum, 1971. 8.25'' x 5.25'' Original tan cloth, purple-stamped vignette on front board, purple-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($5.95) dust jacket. Maroon endpapers, including triple fly leaves at front. Illustrated by Zena Bernstein in black-and-white throughout. , 233,  pages. Only very faint marginal toning to jacket, no tears, rubbing, edgewear: clean and bright.
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