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Ben and Me

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1910-1950
Very Good; damage to jacket and wear to book edges/previous owner name
Country of Origin:
8.5" L x 6.5" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos by Robert Lawson. Boston: Little Brown, 1940. Sixth printing. An early reprint of this classic, a year after the first printing, with the wry humor and fantastic woodcut-style drawings that Robert Lawson made famous with his earlier Ferdinand. Every great discovery from Franklin, it seems, was the work of his pet mouse. Jacket is chipped and book edge has minor stain, otherwise good.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.