Lot 635 of 725:
Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat First Edition  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
The Cat in the Hat

Author:
Seuss, Dr.

Place:
[New York]

Publisher:
Random House

Date:
[1957]

Description:

[2], 61, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout by Dr. Seuss. 9x6½, color pictorial unglazed boards; color pictorial jacket. First Edition, First Printing.

The classic icon of 20th-century children's literature. The first Dr. Seuss book specifically targeted for beginning readers. First printing, with jacket priced "200/200" on front flap; flat, unglazed covers; rear cover lists educators' reviews with no mention of the Beginner Books series. Younger & Hirsch 7.


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Condition:
Jacket worn and with some small chips at edges, a child has written their name a few times on the front panel in both pencil and pen; volume spine ends chipped, light wear at edges; internally clean and free of writing; near fine in a good jacket.


 
Item number:
242478
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