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    Three Dr. Seuss First Editions, Including One Signed

    Dr. Seuss. Three Seuss Books, One Signed, including: Happy Birthday To You! New York: Random House, [1959]. First edition (white dots present on page beginning with "Today is your birthday!"). Quarto. Unpaginated. Illustrations by the author. Glazed pictorial boards. Light wear to extremities. Vertical wrinkle running the length of the front board, likely a printer's defect. Inked gift inscription to front free endpaper. Rust stain from paperclip to rear pastedown. Price-clipped dust jacket is lightly rubbed and worn along edges; small chips to spine ends and a couple of small closed tears. Overall, a better than very good copy. There's a Wocket in My Pocket! New York: Random House/Beginner Books, [1974]. First edition. Octavo. Unpaginated. Illustrations by the author. Glazed pictorial boards. Light soiling to back board. Spine faded. Shallow crease to the first three leaves following the front free endpaper. Near fine. Issued without dust jacket. [and:] Dr. Seuss. You're Only Old Once! A Book For Obsolete Children. New York: Random House, [1986]. First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Illustrations by the author. Blue-green paper boards and mustard cloth backstrip. Boards very slightly bowed. Signed by Dr. Seuss, accompanied by his signature squiggle, on the verso of the front free endpaper. Fine in dust jacket.

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