Mrs. Frisby and The Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien [HARDCOVER RE-PRINT]
Mrs Frisby and The Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O'Brien and Illustrated by Zena Bernstein
HARDCOVER RE-PRINT  ATHENEUM
Hardcover re-print [41st printing] with more modern jacket art.
Book itself is identical to the true first edition, with matching boards and text.
Dust jacket is excellent; mild shelf wear. Book is very good. Front endpaper fixed to underside of cover; price clipped on front panel of DJ. Slight spine split forming alongside title page; otherwise fine.
Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma.