9 June 2004
SEUSS, Dr. Scrambled Eggs Super! New York: Random House, 1953.
4o. Original pictorial boards, decorated endpapers (corners lightly bumped); pictorial dust jacket (lightly rubbed at extremities). Provenance: Margaret M. Phelps (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, later printing with price "295/295" on inner flap of jacket and advertisements for later works included. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SEUSS TO JED MATTES on verso of front free endpaper: "for Jed with enormous thanks for much! [paraph] Dr. Seuss." Younger and Hirsch 68.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru