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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 558

    SEUSS, Dr. (Pseudonym of Theodore GEISEL, 1904-1991). How the Grinch Stole Christmas. New York: Random House, 1957.

    Price Realised  

    SEUSS, Dr. (Pseudonym of Theodore GEISEL, 1904-1991). How the Grinch Stole Christmas. New York: Random House, 1957.

    4o. Original pictorial boards, decorated endpapers (very minor wear at spine ends); pictorial dust jacket (some very minor rubbing, spine lightly faded). Provenance: Jennifer Lynn Gregory (ink stamp on half-title, presentation inscription from Dr. Seuss on verso of front free endpaper).

    FIRST EDITION, later printing, jacket with "295/295" on inner flap and 16 titles listed on rear panel. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SEUSS on verso of front free endpaper: "For Jenny with Best wishes Dr. Seuss." Younger and Hirsch 33.


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    Pre-Lot Text

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