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THE CAT IN THE HAT by  Theodor Seuss:  Dr.; pseudonym of GEISEL - Signed First Edition - from Lucius Books (SKU: 14392)

THE CAT IN THE HAT

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THE CAT IN THE HAT

by SEUSS, Dr.; pseudonym of GEISEL, Theodor Seuss:

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Random House. 1957. First edition, first printing, first issue. First edition, first printing, first issue. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's matt pictorial paper covered boards, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in two colours throughout. A superb near fine copy, the binding clean, square and firm, the contents with one small strip of browning (possibly glue from a bookplate) to the reverse of the front endpaper are otherwise clean and fresh throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (200 / 200 to the upper front flap, as called for). Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco clamshell case. Inscribed by the author in blue ink at the bottom left corner of the reverse of the front endpaper "best wishes - / Dr. Seuss". An unusually attractive example of this landmark children's book in entirely original condition, made all the more desirable by the author's inscription. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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
Lucius Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
14392
Title
THE CAT IN THE HAT
Author
SEUSS, Dr.; pseudonym of GEISEL, Theodor Seuss:
Book condition
Used
Edition
First edition, first printing, first issue
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Random House. 1957

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About Lucius Books

Our shop is located in central York within a stones throw of the historic Micklegate Bar and walls. We are open seven days a week and carry a high quality stock specialising in but not limited to first editions, signed copies, bound sets and childrens / illustrated books and original art. Our opening times are 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sundays.Lucius Books is proud to be a full member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) trade associations. If you are unable to make it to the shop then our stock is available to view on our website at www.luciusbooks.com

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dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
First Edition
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inscribed
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fine
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