9 June 2004
SEUSS, Dr. How the Grinch Stole Christmas. New York: Random House, 1957.
4o. Original pictorial boards, decorated endpapers (extremities very lightly bumped); pictorial dust jacket (few short tears/nicks).
FIRST EDITION, later printing, jacket with "295/295" on inner flap and 16 titles listed on rear panel. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SEUSS TO JED MATTES on verso of front free endpaper: "With un-grinching Best wishes to Jed [paraph] Dr. Seuss." Younger and Hirsch 33.
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