1957 TRUE 1st/1st Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss +Early DJ Children Illustrated RARE

SEUSS, Dr. [Theodor Geisel]

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‘The Cat in the Hat’ is one of the most iconic and well-recognized children’s books of the 20th-century. Written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss, this book tells the story of a cat who teaches mischievous children tricks and games as their home is wrecked! ‘The Cat in the Hat’ follows the concept of many Seuss books – perpetual rhymes schemes with nonsense words used to teach reading skills.

 

This incredibly rare first printing is highly desirable as well as highly valuable. In fact, Ahearn’s ‘Collected Books’ values this book with original dust jacket at $7,500. 

$750.00

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1957 TRUE 1st/1st Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss +Early DJ Children Illustrated RARE

 

‘The Cat in the Hat’ is one of the most iconic and well-recognized children’s books of the 20th-century. Written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss, this book tells the story of a cat who teaches mischievous children tricks and games as their home is wrecked! ‘The Cat in the Hat’ follows the concept of many Seuss books – perpetual rhymes schemes with nonsense words used to teach reading skills.

 

This incredibly rare first printing is highly desirable as well as highly valuable. In fact, Ahearn’s ‘Collected Books’ values this book with original dust jacket at $7,500. See below.

 

Item number: #5271

Price: $750

 

SEUSS, Dr. [Theodor Geisel]

 

The Cat in the Hat

 

New York: Random House, 1957. TRUE First printing!

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 61p
  • References: Ahearn p. 594; Younger & Hirsch First Editions of Dr. Seuss Books 7
  • First edition points, per Ahearn & Younger and Hirsch
    • ‘First edition’ not stated
    • Bound in 1 signature instead of 3
    • including matte binding, 1 signature instead of 3, etc!
    • early dust jacket with FOR BEGINNING READERS but 195/195 price
      • “200/200” without ‘Beginning readers” indicator of first issue DJ
    • (dust jacket apparently married with the book at some point)
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Original dust jacket
  • Size: ~in X in (cm x cm)

 

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5271

Categories

Children's

Literature

Authors

SEUSS, Dr. [Theodor Geisel]

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete