Nov 21, 2013 - Sale 2332

Sale 2332 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Seuss, Dr. (Theodore Geisel.) How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 4to, publisher's glazed paper boards, board edges, spine tips and corners rubbed, light surface soiling; lacking dust jacket; few leaves with light smudging, else clean. New York: Random House, (1957)

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first edition, inscribed "for Johnny McChesney with Best Wishes - Dr. Seuss" on lower margin of verso of front free endpaper. "This extraordinary writer has done more to foster literacy in children than most because he manages to combine lunacy with sanity, fun with learning, and quality with exuberant readability" (Connolly, 266). First printing with the list of 13 titles at the end. A rare inscribed copy of one of the best-known Seuss titles. Younger and Hirsch 33.