Seuss, Dr. (illus).
New York. Beginner Books distributed by Random House. 1958. First printing.
Color illustrated throughout, pictorial endpapers, 61pp, 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, laminated color pictorial paper-covered boards IN COLOR PICTORIAL DUST JACKET. Very good condition (previous owner's name in pencil on front paste-down)in lightly soiled dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears and light wear to the head and tail of the spine of the jacket. A first edition, with first printing stated on copyright page. Book cover and jacket cover have a circle with the words "I can read it all by myself" around the circle and an image of a child obscured by a large book with 'for beginning readers'. Jacket front flap has paragraph on The Cat in the Hat and a paragraph on The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. Rear flap has seven reviews of The Cat in the Hat. Rear jacket cover states "What are Beginner Books?" and has a blackboard with 6 titles 'at all book stores $1.95'. Item #31109