Dr. Seuss Signed Association Copy: The Cat in the Hat With Typed Letter Signed. Includes a first edition, later state copy of the classic The Cat in the Hat (New York: Random House, 1957), 61 pages, signed by Seuss on the verso of the ffep "With very best wishes...Dr. Seuss", illustrated by the author, uncoated pictorial boards, 8vo (7" x 9.25"), very good in a slightly chipped jacket with no price printed on the front flap. This is the personal copy of Georgia Sealoff who was associated with Ted "Dr. Seuss" Geisel through the Japan Library School at Keio University, Tokyo. Sealoff has pasted a black and white photo of Geisel's 1953 visit to the school on the copyright page and annotated it with the names of the individuals in the group shot including Geisel and his wife. Accompanying the book is a one page typed letter on Dr. Seuss letterhead, dated March 16, 1981 signed "Ted Geisel" in which he thanks Ms. Sealoff for her thoughtful letter marking his birthday. He also fondly reminisces about his visit to Keio University nearly thirty years before. The letter has a thumbtack hole in the upper left corner and has been folded, else fine with the accompanying envelope.

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