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SEUSS, Dr.

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 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.
    SEUSS, Dr. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

    New York : 1938

    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
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 80761

  2. Thidwick. The Big-Hearted Moose.
    SEUSS, Dr. Thidwick. The Big-Hearted Moose.

    New York : 1948

    Early printing. Inscribed by the author at the bottom of the dedication page "For the Hessels with best wishes Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 98906

  3. The Log of the Good Ship.
    SEUSS, Dr., as Old Captain Taylor. The Log of the Good Ship.

    New York : c.1950

    First edition, first printing. A 36 page promotional booklet for Esso Oil's marine services designed as a humorous daily ship log. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 111991

  4. Gerald McBoing Boing.
    SEUSS, Dr. Gerald McBoing Boing.

    New York : 1952

    First edition, first printing. Based on United Productions of America's short film, which was adapted from Dr Seuss's original story and given wide release by Columbia Pictures in 1950. It won the 1950 Academy Award for Best Animated Short. Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 116304

  5. On Beyond Zebra.
    SEUSS, Dr. On Beyond Zebra.

    New York : 1955

    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
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 115025

  6. On Beyond Zebra.
    SEUSS, Dr. On Beyond Zebra.

    New York : 1955

    First edition, first printing. An alphabet book which picks up after the letter Z. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 109267

  7. 144328
    SEUSS, Dr. How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    New York : 1957

    First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket with the advertisement for The Cat in the Hat on the rear panel and the list of fourteen books by the author on the rear flap. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 144328

  8. The Cat in the Hat.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat.

    New York : 1957

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by Dr. Seuss on verso of front endpaper, "for Brent, best wishes, Dr. Seuss". This is the first issue, with the price code on the jacket 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues. This is an exceptionally nice example of the landmark children's book, entirely unrestored. Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 138697

  9. The Cat in the Hat.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat.

    New York : 1957

    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
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 99962

  10. 144343
    SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 144343

  11. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 139545

  12. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.
    SEUSS, Dr. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper verso, "For Juanito, with best wishes - from Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 138700

  13. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Dr. Seuss on verso of the front free endpaper, "for Terry Caywood-Best Wishes Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 99818

  14. Happy Birthday to You.
    SEUSS, Dr. Happy Birthday to You.

    New York : 1959

    First edition, first printing. The first Dr. Seuss book to be printed entirely in colour. With the relevant issue points: printing error on page 34 (beginning: "Today is my birthday") of six white spots which was corrected in later editions and "295/295" printed on the front flap of the jacket. Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 144474

  15. Original drawing of a Seussian animal.
    SEUSS, Dr. Original drawing of a Seussian animal.

    [c. 1960-80]

    A Seussian animal holding up a sign on a pole reading "For Judy, John, Willie and Charles". Additionally inscribed lower middle "With Very Best Wishes - Dr Seuss" Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 38155

  16. The Sneetches and Other Stories.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Sneetches and Other Stories.

    New York : 1961

    First edition, first printing, with the correct list of advertisements to rear flap and 295/295 price. Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 130358

  17. ABC.
    SEUSS, Dr. ABC.

    New York : 1963

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 122562

  18. Hop on Pop.
    SEUSS, Dr. 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
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 128625

  19. 124783
    SEUSS, Dr. Hop on Pop.

    New York : 1963

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 124783

  20. Fox In Socks.
    SEUSS, Dr. Fox In Socks.

    New York : 1965

    First edition, first printing, with all the points of first issue, as per Younger and Hirsch. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 122768

  21. Fox In Socks.
    SEUSS, Dr. Fox In Socks.

    New York : 1965

    First edition, first printing, with all the points of first issue. Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 122559

  22. I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.
    SEUSS, Dr. I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

    New York : 1965

    First edition, first printing, with adverts on the jacket rear panel and flap and 295/295 price. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 121506

  23. Original storyboard drawing of Cindy Lou Who from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
    SEUSS, Dr. - NOBLE, Maurice; June Foray; Chuck Jones (illus.) Original storyboard drawing of Cindy Lou Who from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    Beverly Hills : 1966

    Signed in pencil lower left by Maurice Noble and lower middle by June Foray. How the Grinch Stole Christmas was first released as a television special in December 1966, directed and co-produced by Chuck Jones. This drawing represents Cindy Lou Who as she spots the Grinch in his Santa suit and asks "Why are you taking our Christmas tree... Why?" Noble... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 142126

  24. Cindy Lou Who holding a cup from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
    SEUSS, Dr., JONES, Chuck (illus.) Cindy Lou Who holding a cup from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    Beverly Hills : 1966

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas was first released as a television special in December 1966, directed and co-produced by Chuck Jones. This drawing is from the scene where a sleepy Cindy Lou is ushered back to her bed holding her cup by the Grinch. Stamped with a Chuck Jones Estate signature lower right. With the Linda Jones original production art seal... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 141173

  25. Cindy Lou Who looking downwards from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
    SEUSS, Dr.; JONES, Chuck (illus.) Cindy Lou Who looking downwards from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    Beverly Hills : 1966

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas was first released as a television special in December 1966, directed and co-produced by Chuck Jones. This drawing is from the scene where Cindy Lou is about to touch a jack-in-the-box in a wreath. With the Linda Jones original production art seal lower lower left and accompanying certificate. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 141164

  26. An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
    SEUSS, Dr, & Chuck Jones. An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

    1966

    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 Chuck Jones's inspired direction... Learn More
    £4,750.00

    Stock Code: 112736

  27. The Foot Book.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Foot Book.

    New York : 1968

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 122557

  28. Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
    SEUSS, Dr. Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

    New York, : 1973

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 139534

  29. I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!
    SEUSS, Dr. I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!

    New York : 1969

    First edition, first printing, with the requisite 29 titles and no ISBN code on the rear cover. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 131029

  30. The Lorax.
    SEUSS, Dr. 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 of the Lorax saving the trees was adapted into a computer animated film in 2012, starring Danny DeVito, Taylor Swift, Betty White and Zac Efron. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 144297

  31. The Lorax.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Lorax.

    New York : 1971

    First edition, first issue. Seuss's environmental masterpiece. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 101765

  32. Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now.
    SEUSS, Dr. Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now.

    New York : 1972

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 95776

  33. The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

    New York : 1973

    First edition, first printing, with correct list of titles to rear panel of dust jacket. Learn More
    £800.00

    Stock Code: 112260

  34. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
    SEUSS, Dr. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

    New York : 1975

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 135705

  35. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
    SEUSS, Dr. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

    New York : 1975

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 135704

  36. The Butter Battle Book.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Butter Battle Book.

    New York : 1984

    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
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 139535

  37. Oh Say, Can You Say?
    SEUSS, Dr. Oh Say, Can You Say?

    New York : 1979

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 124577

  38. You're Only Old Once!
    SEUSS, Dr. You're Only Old Once!

    New York : 1986

    First trade edition, first printing. Seuss's ode to growing old, released on his 82nd birthday. A signed limited edition was also issued. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 144475

  39. Seuss From Then to Now,
    SEUSS, Dr. Seuss From Then to Now,

    New York : 1986

    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
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 121509

  40. The Seven Lady Godivas.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Seven Lady Godivas.

    New York : 1939

    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
    £1,100.00

    Stock Code: 101690

  41. The Seven Lady Godivas.
    SEUSS, Dr. The Seven Lady Godivas.

    New York : 1987

    Commemorative limited edition, number 99 of 300 numbered and specially bound copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Originally published in 1939. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 73524

  42. Oh, The Places You'll Go!
    SEUSS, Dr. Oh, The Places You'll Go!

    New York : 1990

    First edition, first printing, of the final book published in Seuss's lifetime. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 144371

  43. 143048
    SEUSS, Dr. Oh, The Places You'll Go!

    New York : 1990

    First edition, first printing, of the final book published in Seuss's lifetime. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 143048

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