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    First Edition Cats in First Issue Dust Jackets

    Dr. Seuss. Two Cat in the Hat Books, including: The Cat in the Hat. [New York]: Random House, [1957]. First edition, first issue, with flat (not glazed) boards, "200/200" on front flap, and no mention of Beginner Books series on rear panel. Publisher's binding and first issue dust jacket. Octavo. 61 pages. A beautiful copy, with only a tiny amount of rubbing to spine ends of binding. Dust jacket with rubbing along folds and extremities; minor chipping to spine ends and to head of flap folds. Near fine. [and:] The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. [New York]: Random House, [1958]. First edition, first printing. Octavo. 63 pages. Glossy printed boards. Original dust jacket with no printed price. Thin strip of what looks to be remnants of adhesive along top and bottom board edges. Very minor wear to jacket. Interior exceptionally clean. Better than very good.

    Younger & Hirsch, pp. 26 and 40.

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