9 June 2004
SEUSS, Dr. The Seven Lady Godivas. New York: Random House, 1939.
4o. Original cloth; decorated endpapers.
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SEUSS TO JED MATTES on verso of front free endpaper: "Signed in Coventry in 1985 for Jed by Peeping Theodor (A.K.A. Dr. Seuss) [paraph]." [Laid-in:] A Ramdom House bookmark for the book, with a printed illustration by Seuss which was used as the headpiece for each of the book's sections. Younger and Hirsch 71.
[With:] Another edition. New York: Random House, 1967.
4o. Original cloth-backed boards, decorated endpapers; pictorial dust jacket.
Commemorative edition, trade issue. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SEUSS TO JED MATTES on verso of front free endpaper: "for Jed Mattes with Greatest Regards from Peeping Theodor (AKA Dr. Seuss) [paraph] Dec. 1987." Younger and Hirsch 71b. (2)
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