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The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss - First Edition - 1957 - from Appledore Books, ABAA (SKU: 11395)

The Cat in the Hat

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The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The 1957 1st edition, 4th issue ("Younger & Hirsch", pg. 28), with the $1.95 price, the glossy boards AND the mention of the "Books for Beginners" series. A clean, solid copy. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with several small closed tears --and light creasing-- along the front panel's top-edge. Octavo, wonderfully illustrated thruout by the great Doctor.

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
Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
11395
Title
The Cat in the Hat
Author
Dr. Seuss
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1957
Keywords
rare children's books, rare Dr. Seuss
Bookseller catalogs
Childrens;

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Appledore Books, ABAA

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Appledore Books, ABAA

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Biblio.co.uk member since: 2005
Waccabuc, New York
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
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octavo
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