New York: Random House, [Circa 1957]. Early printing. Hardcover. Quarto [28.5 cm] Red, white, blue and black paper over boards. Pictorial endpapers. The front cover and the endpapers have a child's name in pen. In a very good, price-clipped dust jacket, with periodic short closed tears and chips to the lightly creased edges. The front panel has the child's name in pen again, along with a minor stain. Elephant ear incomplete on the rear panel. Tree has 2 branches. Rear panel of the book matches the jacket. Nine titles on copyright page. Younger and Hirsch, #32 (first printing). Good + / good +. Item #59826
The second Seuss book to feature Horton the Elephant. In addition, the Whos turn up later in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." An early printing in a dust jacket, of a work by one of the most influential writers of children's books of the twentieth century.