Dr Seuss Cat In The Hat

THE CAT IN THE HAT-1957-1ST EDITION/1ST PRINTw2ND ISSUE D/J-DR SEUSS


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  • Binding:
    Hardcover w/Jacket
  • Subject:
    Children's
  • Topic:
    Fairy Tales & Fantasy
  • Special Attributes:
    1st Edition
  • Origin:
    American
  • Year Printed:
    1957
  • Country of Manufacture:
    United States

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THE CAT IN THE HAT-1957-1ST EDITION/1ST PRINTw2ND ISSUE D/J-DR SEUSS







Book Description: DR. SEUSS (illustrator).DR. SEUSS THE CAT IN THE HAT. NY:Random Hse. (1957). 8vo, flat paper over boards (not glazed paper), 61p., spine extrems and tips worn else VG in dust wrapper. 1st edition of Seuss's first reader, first state of the book in second state dust wrapper issued with no printed price at all. The original price of this book was the cause of considerable confusion and from our research, the sequence appears to be as follows: The first reader was originally published at $2.00. It was so successful that the publisher decided to make a series of beginning readers. They planned to bind the books in glazed paper instead of flat paper. Before the next title was ready, they used the remaining sheets of the first printing and bound them using the remaining flat paper for the cover. Unsure about how to price the series, they printed additional dust wrappers identical to those on the...

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