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Cat in the Hat, The by Dr. Seuss - 3rd printing of 1st edition - 1957 - from Monroe Street Books (SKU: 613389)

Cat in the Hat, The

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Cat in the Hat, The

by Dr. Seuss

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  • hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1957. 3rd printing of 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Dr. Seuss. 62 pages. Hardcover. 3rd printing of the 1st edition. 195/195 on dust jacket front flap; black & white photograph of Dr. Seuss at top of rear inside flap. Glazed boards. Full color illustrations by Dr. Seuss. Light rubbing to cover edges. Dust jacket with hairline creases, light chipping at corners. Faint damp odor. Clean, unmarked. Record # 613389


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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Monroe Street Books US (US)
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Cat in the Hat, The
Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
3rd printing of 1st edition
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Childrens, Illustrated, 3rd printing of 1st edition, Dr. Seuss, .

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Middlebury, Vermont
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About Monroe Street Books

Monroe Street Books is Vermont's largest used book store. Open 7 days a week. Over 100,000 books in store. Additional 50,000 online.


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