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The Cat in the Hat

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The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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About This Item

New York: Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First issue of first printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean and solidly bound in matte pictorial boards. Light wear along bottom edges and at corners. Former owner's name on blank side of front free endpage (not on the side that depicts the Cat in the Hat) . Pages, bound in a single section, are bright and fresh. Dust jacket is price-clipped, and there is a crease down the front. The rear flap is missing the top half, and there is the faded name of the former owner at the top, above "cat. " Otherwise the jacket is clean and intact, with the proper points. 61 numbered pages plus one page of editorial matter fitted into the outline of a cat in a hat. 8vo. In protective Mylar. A handsome copy of a landmark book. .

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
KULTURAs books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
79586
Title
The Cat in the Hat
Author
Dr. Seuss
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1957
Keywords
For Beginning Readers; Beginner Books

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About KULTURAs books

KULTURAs books established in Wash.DC. in 1989. We have operated numerous locations in DC from Adams Morgan to DuPont Circle, as well as two locations in Los Angeles. We hope to continue our bi-coastal asperations in the near future. Our Stock is expansive in nature, from the exceptionally rare book to the common trade paperback. Specialties include Modern First Editions, Art, Architecture, Photography, Fashion Philosophy, Poetry, Latin American Studies, and Foreign Languages. We are also a Contemporary Modern Art gallery space.

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First Edition
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
crisp
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jacket
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good+
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