November 5, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Lot 245: Dr. Seuss. The 500 Hats, 1st Ed.(21 views)
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Description: Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel.) THE 500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS. NY: Vanguard Press, (1938.) 12" x 9". 1/4 red cloth over black boards, in original dust-jacket. Lower corners bumped and light shelf-wear to bottom edge of boards. Jacket a bit toned and with a few short closed tears at margins, in mylar jacket protector (removed for photography.) Pastedowns toned, first few leaves with a vertical bend (not creased), first section with very small stain to fore-edge (shown in photos), else a very clean and unmarked copy. A Very Good book in Very Good jacket. ******************************* First edition (first issue) with larger hats to pastedowns and smaller hats to endpapers, in first issue jacket with $1.50 price. A very nice example.