The Cat in the Hat.New York, Random House, 1957 Stock Code: 138697
NotesFirst 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.
Small quarto. Original unlaminated pictorial paper-covered boards. With the pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a turquoise full morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery with an onlay of The Cat in the Hat.
Illustrated throughout by the author in two colours.
An excellent copy in the jacket that is just a little rubbed at the extremities.
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