Wee Men of Ballywooden


Author: Arthur Mason

Illustrator: Robert Lawson

[LAWSON, Robert]. The Wee Men of Ballywooden. By Arthur Mason. With illustrations by Robert Lawson. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. 8vo, [xii] 267pp. Black cloth pictorially stamped in light blue. Two-color pictorial endpapers; 4 full-page and numerous smaller b&w illustrations. Spine ends slightly rubbed, very slightly cocked, else a clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (some edge wear, including a ½” chip at lower left corner of front panel).

First edition. Robert Lawson’s second book and the first to feature the distinctive pen-and-ink style he would become famous for! Two tales about a group of loveable Wee Men filled with humor and imagination and wonderfully captured in Robert Lawson’s charming illustrations.