The 500 Hats Of Bartholomew Cubbins

by Seuss, Dr

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins is a children's book, written by Dr. Seuss and published in 1938. Unlike the majority of Dr. Seuss's books, it is written in prose rather than rhyming and metered verse. The characters of Bartholomew and King Derwin appear again in a later book, Bartholomew and the Oobleck. Set in feudal times, the story begins in the Kingdom of Didd, when King Derwin is riding through a street past Bartholomew Cubbins, a poor boy in the market.

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The book was first published on September 1st, 1938, by Vanguard Press in New York. The first edition of this book features a red cloth-backed spine with illustrated black paper-covered boards and illustrated endpapers. Wonderful black and white illustrations by the author throughout.

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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

by Seuss, Dr. [Theodor Seuss Geisel]; Maurice Sendak

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1938
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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1938. Unlike the majority of Geisel's books, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins was written in prose rather than rhyming and metered verse. Geisel, who collected hats, got the idea for the story on a commuter train from New York to New England, while he was sitting behind a businessman wearing a hat; the… Read more about this item
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1938
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New York: Vanguard, 1938. Very good in very good plus to near fine jacket.. First edition of Seuss's second book, a HORNBOOK review copy with their name stamped on the front endpaper. In this fairy tale a little boy finds himself in trouble with a king when he is unable to remove his hat, growing another as each… Read more about this item
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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

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1938
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Vanguard Press, 1938. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. INSCRIBED LATER PRINTING of Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.Published in New York by The Vanguard Press in 1938.Later printing, depiction of hats becoming increasingly larger on front endpapers (and increasingly smaller on rear endpapers). This copy is INSCRIBED by the author on the verso… Read more about this item
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1938-01-01
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Vanguard Press, 1938-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Signed. [Early edition of Dr. Seuss' second book, inscribed by Seuss] The story of a young man, with a magic hat. Held in a custom-made, black leather clamshell case with an image of a red hat on the front, outlined in gold. Also comes in a red cloth bag… Read more about this item
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New York: Vanguard Press,, 1938. Inscribed by Seuss to his literary agent First edition of Seuss's second book, inscribed by the author to his literary agent, Jed Mattes, on the front free endpaper verso, "For Jed, one extra Hoot! Dr Seuss", with an original pencil drawing of a red hat. Mattes (1953-2003) took over from Seuss's previous long-term agent,… Read more about this item
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1938
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New York: The Vanguard Press (1938, early printing). Hardcover with illustrated black paper boards with red cloth binding. No dust jacket. Front and rear covers show shelf wear; edges show heavy wear; cardboard is exposed at the corners; wear to head and tail of spine. Faint residue from price sticker removal at top right front corner. The illustrations on the… Read more about this item
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New York: Vanguard, 1938. Near fine in very good jacket.. Signed early printing of Seuss's second book. In this fairy tale a little boy finds himself in trouble with a king when he is unable to remove his hat, growing another as each is displaced. The story was inspired in part by a train ride in which Seuss… Read more about this item
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1938
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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1938. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A bright, crisp copy of the 1938 2nd printing, referring to "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" on the rear flap (Younger and Hirsch, pgs. 62-64). VG- (with light scuffing and rubbing to the panels and light soiling to the text) in… Read more about this item
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1938
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The Vanguard Press, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good. SIGNED EARLY PRINTING of Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. Published in New York by The Vanguard Press in 1938. Early printing, depiction of hats becoming increasingly larger on front endpapers (and increasingly smaller on rear endpapers). This copy is SIGNED by the author on the verso of the… Read more about this item
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Text is clean and unmarked. Covers are bright and intact. Illustrated throughout.
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1938
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Vanguard Press, 1938. Hard cover. Fair/No jacket. First printing, with the hats getting larger on the inside of each cover, so getting larger to the left in the front and to the right in the back. Later printings used the same endpaper, so the hats were always larger to the left. Covers worn. Front hinge badly cracked.… Read more about this item
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THE 500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS

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1938
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The Vanguard Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1938. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. 0007414021 . ; Half red cloth cover with black pictorial boards is frayed at extremities with heavy scuffing but clean and bright. Boards and spine are straight. Front and rear gutter cracked showing the webbing. Pages are lightly toned with sparse modest soiling… Read more about this item
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1938
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New York: Vanguard Press. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. Early issue. Reversed hats on endpages. Price clipped dust jacket. Red hat only illustration. Black paper on board with red cloth spine. Un paginated. Boards edges and corners rubbed worn; text clean and bright. Dust jacket bright but with missing portions along the edges with… Read more about this item
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1938
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Vanguard Press, 1938. first. hardcover. very good/good. First edition, with correct end paper design. Book very good, some wear and stains. Dust jacket good, price-clipped, some wear and pieces missing.Housed in supplied slipcase.
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1938
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The Vanguard Press , 1938. Good Hardcover, 1938 pictorial cover, no dustjacket, Title page torn and partially missiing, previous owner's inscription, larger format, first edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket.
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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

by Dr. Seuss (Theodore Suess Giesel)

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1938
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New York: Vanguard Press, 1938. Hardcover. Good/Poor. New York: Vanguard Press, (1938). FIRST EDITION, SECOND PRINTING      with first issue dust jacket, with $1.50 price on front flap and $1.00 price for Mulberry Street on rear flap. Good in Poor or better Dust Jacket. Tight binding; some foxing to pages; covers worn; dust jacket is very… Read more about this item
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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

by Dr. Seuss (Geisel, Theodor)

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1938
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The Vanguard Press , 1938. Very Good original Hardcover, 1938 pictorial cover, larger format, first edition, some fraying on edges, inside clean of markings. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.
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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

by SEUSS, Dr

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1966
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New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1966. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. (Ca. 50pp). Numerous illustrations. Very good. Mild wear and rubbing to outer wrappers (only) and small stain at bottom page edges-- tight and internally quite nice. Reprint edition of this 1938 classic. The true first edition is quite scarce and spendy, and even this half-century ago… Read more about this item
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by Dr. Seuss

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1938
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Vanguard Press. early edition. hardcover. near fine/very good plus. INSCRIBED early edition, hats going the wrong direction. Inscribed on verso of front free end paper. Book near fine, small closed tear on bottom of front free end paper. Dust jacket very good plus. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.
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