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SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat. New York: Random House, 1957.
SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat. New York: Random House, 1957.

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SEUSS, Dr. The Cat in the Hat. New York: Random House, 1957.

4o. Color illustrations by the author. Original flat pictorial paper over boards, decorated endpapers (hinges starting) ; pictorial dust jacket (a few small repairs on verso, some edgewear with a few chips, very minor soiling).

FIRST EDITION, with "200/200" on inner flap of dust jacket. Using only 220 different words throughout the entire book, Geisel succeeded in creating an enduring and amusing classic of children's literature. Laid-in to this copy is an AUTOGRAPH NOTE BY DR. SEUSS AND A DRAWING OF THE CAT IN THE HAT, inscribed: "Herewith: one cat .. with hat ... hatted! Dr. Seuss."

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