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Rare books and original art by Dr. Seuss, including first editions and signed first editions.

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904 – 1991) was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist. He is most widely recognised for his children’s books, written and illustrated as Dr. Seuss.

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  1. The Five Star Theatre Presents: Foiled by Essolube.
    During the 1930s, and prior to his career as an author, Theodore Geisel worked as an illustrator for the Standard Oil Company, where he designed the successful "Quick Henry, the FLIT!" bug-spray ads in which characters are menaced by gigantic Seussian pests. The artist's contract with the company lasted for 15 years and... Learn More
    £1,650

    Stock Code: 99405

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  2. 80761
    First edition, later printing with the hats on the endpapers going from small to large. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the bottom of the verso of the original front free endpaper "With best wishes to Jack Macpherson Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 80761

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  3. Thidwick. The Big-Hearted Moose.
    Early printing. Inscribed by the author at the bottom of the dedication page "For the Hessels with best wishes Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 98906

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  4. The Log of the Good Ship.
    First edition, first printing. A 36 page promotional booklet for Esso Oil's marine services designed as a humorous daily ship log. Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 111991

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  5. Gerald McBoing Boing.
    First edition, first printing. Based on United Productions of America's Academy Award winning motion picture. An odd Seuss title which was briefly out during the time of the film release. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 100630

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  6. 130579
    First edition, first printing. Horton Hears a Who saw the second appearance of Horton, following Horton Hatches the Egg in 1940, and marks the first appearance of the Whos, who would reappear in How the Grinch Stole Christmas in 1957. A film adaptation was produced in 2008, starring Jim Carrey as the voice of Horton. Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 130579

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  7. On Beyond Zebra.
    First edition, first printing. An alphabet book which picks up after the letter Z. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 98024

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  8. 111745comp
    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author together with an original drawing on the verso of the original front free endpaper, "For Daisie Ford Wright with kindest regards Dr. Seuss". An alphabet book which picks up after the letter Z. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 111745

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  9. On Beyond Zebra.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper, "For David Bolton, with best wishes, from Dr Seuss." Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 115025

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  10. 118646
    First edition, first issue, with the price listed on the dust jacket as 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 118646

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  11. The Cat in the Hat.
    First edition, first issue. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 114584

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  12. The Cat in the Hat.
    First edition, first issue, with the price listed on the dust jacket as 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 88281

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  13. 91655comp
    First edition, first printing, first issue, with the price code on the jacket 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues. Inscribed by Dr. Seuss on verso of front endpaper, "for Brent, best wishes, Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £15,000

    Stock Code: 91655

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  14. The Cat in the Hat.
    First edition, first issue, with the price listed on the dust jacket as 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 96104

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  15. How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
    First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket. Inscribed by Seuss on the verso of the front endpaper, "For Taddy, best wishes, Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 105976

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  16. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 78526

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  17. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Dr. Seuss on verso of the front free endpaper, "for Terry Caywood-Best Wishes Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 99818

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  18. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper verso, "For JUANITO, with best wishes - from Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 90447

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  19. 130356
    First edition, first printing, first issue with Younger and Hirsch's relevant points. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 130356

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  20. 123343
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 123343

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  21. Original drawing of a Seussian animal.
    A Seussian animal holding up a sign on a pole reading "For Judy, John, Willie and Charles". Additionaly inscribed lower middle "With Very Best Wishes - Dr Seuss" Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 38155

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  22. 130358
    First edition, first printing, with the correct list of advertisements to rear flap and 295/295 price. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 130358

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  23. 123340

    Sleep Book.

    New York: 1962

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 123340

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  24. 107062

    Sleep Book.

    New York: 1962

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 107062

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  25. 128625

    Hop on Pop.

    New York: 1963

    First edition, first printing, of the 29th book in the Beginner Books series. This work contains several short poems and was designed to introduce basic phonics concepts to children. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 128625

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  26. 121507

    Hop on Pop.

    New York: 1963

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 121507

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  27. 122768
    First edition, first printing, with all the points of first issue, as per Younger and Hirsch. Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 122768

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  28. 122559
    First edition, first printing, with all the points of first issue, as per Younger and Hirsch. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 122559

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  29. 128929
    First edition, first printing, with adverts on the jacket rear panel and flap and 295/295 price. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 128929

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  30. 121506
    First edition, first printing, with adverts on the jacket rear panel and flap and 295/295 price. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 121506

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  31. .
    Originally broadcast by CBS on 18 December 1966, How the Grinch Stole Christmas became a perennial feature of US festive season television - the position occupied by Raymond Briggs's The Snowman for British audiences. Superbly voiced by Boris Karloff and with ear-catching music by Albert Hague and Eugene Poddany, it was... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 112736

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  32. Lost World Revisited.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper, "For Sam Hessel. with best wishes -Dr Seuss." An uncommon title to be found inscribed. Collection of cartoons Seuss original did for Liberty Magazine in the 1930's. Learn More
    £725

    Stock Code: 99325

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  33. 122557
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 122557

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  34. 131029
    First edition, first printing, with the requisite 29 titles and no ISBN code on the rear cover. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 131029

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  35. 130157
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £550

    Stock Code: 130157

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  36. 125200
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 125200

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  37. 130583

    The Lorax.

    New York: 1971

    First edition, first issue with the three lines of copyright and highlighted yellow panel to back cover. Seuss's environmentalist fable was adapted into a computer animated film in 2012, starring Danny DeVito, Taylor Swift, Betty White and Zac Efron. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 130583

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  38. 130584

    The Lorax.

    New York: 1971

    First edition, first issue with the three lines of copyright and highlighted yellow panel to back cover. Seuss's environmentalist fable was adapted into a computer animated film in 2012, starring Danny DeVito, Taylor Swift, Betty White and Zac Efron. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 130584

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  39. The Lorax.

    The Lorax.

    New York: 1971

    First edition, first issue. Seuss's environmental masterpiece. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 101765

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  40. Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 95776

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  41. The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.
    First edition, first printing, with correct list of titles to rear panel of dust jacket. Learn More
    £800

    Stock Code: 92640

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  42. 126783
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 126783

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  43. 124585
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 124585

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  44. 131032
    First edition, first issue, with number line running to 0 as called for. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 131032

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  45. 126779
    First edition, first printing. An antiwar story, The Butter Battle Book was named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times in 1984. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 126779

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  46. 124577
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 124577

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  47. 121508
    First Random House edition. Originally published as an illustrated catalogue for an exhibition of Dr. Seuss's works at the San Diego Museum of Art. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 121508

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  48. 124785
    First trade edition, first printing, which was released on Seuss's 82nd birthday. Learn More
    £185

    Stock Code: 124785

  49. The Seven Lady Godivas.
    Commemorative limited edition, one of 300 numbered and specially bound copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Originally published in 1939. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 73524

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  50. The Seven Lady Godivas.
    First edition, advance review copy. One of Seuss's few books written for adults. Advance review material for Dr. Seuss titles is very uncommon. Learn More
    £1,100

    Stock Code: 101690

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  51. 130354
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 130354

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