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The Cat in the Hat by  Dr Seuss - Signed First Edition - 1957 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-10341464501)

The Cat in the Hat

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The Cat in the Hat

by Seuss, Dr

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine/Fine
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About This Item

Random House, 1957 First Edition, First Printing with the 200/200 printed price located on the front top flap of the dustjacket. A superb copy SIGNED by Dr. Seuss on a laid in signature. This First Issue dustjacket has the words "For Beginning Readers" printed on the the front panel within a black circle. There is NO number on the spine of the dustjacket and the rear flap has the picture of Dr. Seuss and a brief biography of the author with no mention of the "Beginner Books" series found on later printings. This beautiful ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with slight wear to the spine and edges. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight, with slight wear to the boards. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a magnificent copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-10341464501
Title
The Cat in the Hat
Author
Seuss, Dr
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Date published
1957

Terms of Sale

Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
Our top condition is fine. Other dealers may use the words mint, untouched, very fine, etc. which mean the same thing. We try to refrain from using general terms like G, G+, G++, VG+, VG++, because we want to describe what the copy of the book really looks like. As a result, we almost never get any returns since the books are actually better looking than the way that they are described.
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