New York. Random House, Inc., 1971.
First Edition. Hardbound book, color illustrated throughout, unpaginated, 11 5/16 x 8 1/4 inches, color pictorial textured paper-covered boards. Light soiling, spotting, and toning to covers; corners and front cover extremities rubbed; small indentation to lower edge of back cover; label residue to upper right of front cover; light spotting to lower edge of text block. On some pages, paper around binding holes has adhered to the opposite page (see photo for worst affected page), presumably because a tiny amount of binding glue leaked out; 1/2 inch tear to lower edge of one page; occasional light marks; interior in very good clean condition overall. The first edition publication with all first edition points as in Younger / Hirsch "First Editions of Dr. Seuss Books." Item #40005