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The Cat In The Hat (1st edition, 3rd Issue in dust jacket) by Dr. Seuss (pseud. Theodor Geisel) - First edition - 1957 - from The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) (SKU: E13153B)

The Cat In The Hat (1st edition, 3rd Issue in dust jacket)

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The Cat In The Hat (1st edition, 3rd Issue in dust jacket)

by Dr. Seuss (pseud. Theodor Geisel)

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/very good
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Bordentown, New Jersey
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$350.00
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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. First edtiion, third issue in glazed boards and 195/195 on front jacket flap. Illustrated boards, illustrated endpapers, 61 pp. About very good with wear at the extremities and a lightly erased pencil signature top edge of the front free endpaper. In similarly about very good dust jacket with all correct points for this edition/issue, vertical crease to the front panel and wear to the extremities. This issue of the first edition is the final version resulting in the publisher's decision to price the book at 1.95 (originally 200/200 was in the price portion of the jacket, indicating a price of two dollars and the boards were matte finish rather than glossy). An affordable example of one of the great children's classics of all time. Scans available for serious inquiries.

Synopsis

The Cat in the Hat is a children's book by Dr. Seuss, featuring a tall, anthropomorphic, mischievous cat, wearing a tall, red and white striped hat, and a bowtie. He also carries an umbrella. With the series of Beginner Books that The Cat inaugurated, Seuss promoted both his name and the cause of elementary literacy in the United States.

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Details

Bookseller
The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
E13153B
Title
The Cat In The Hat (1st edition, 3rd Issue in dust jacket)
Author
Dr. Seuss (pseud. Theodor Geisel)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1957
Keywords
children, seuss, cat in the hat, grinch,
Bookseller catalogs
Children;

Terms of Sale

The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

TRACKING AND INSURANCE AT OPTION OF BUYER. ON UNINSURED ITEMS, OUR RESPONSIBILITY ENDS WITH PROOF OF SHIPPING---NO EXCEPTIONS! Books are returnable if misdescribed; we must be notified within 48 hours of receipt if making a return. We conform to accepted ABAA grading. "First edition" means "first printing" unless noted; if it doesn't say it has a jacket then it doesn't; faults such as ownership signatures, price clipping, etc. will be noted in the listing. Member ABAA, ILAB, ABNJ.

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

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About The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

The Old Book Shop of Bordentown is a general used/rare bookshop open to the public Tues.-Sunday 11AM to 5PM (8 PM on Fridays). 10,000 books on premises with another 25,000 in stock. Areas of speciality include baseball, New Jersey, American literature, mysteries. Member, ABAA, ILAB,Antiquarian Booksellers of New Jersey. Located in historic Bordentown City, New Jeresy (est. 1682).

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