John Greene Chandler. Remarkable Story of Chicken Little.Roxbury, Massachusetts: J. G. Chandler, 1840. [catalog record]
Purchased from Benjamin Tighe, 1970.
This extremely rare first edition of the popular story of Chicken Little was printed for sale at a Bunker Hill Monument fundraising fair. The engravings have a spontaneous quality that would certainly appeal to children. The survival of this little treasure is a testimony to Benjamin Tighe’s prowess as a book scout.
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