Mar 112007
 
A Story Of Two Fish: Dr. Seuss Out Of Water

Gustav The Goldfish; written & illustrated by Theodor Seuss Giesel, Redbook Magazine; June 1950. A Fish Out Of Water, written by Helen Palmer, illustrated by P.D. Eastman; Beginner Books, 1961 (Childrens Picturebook Price Guide: $240 VG+). Prologue As a child, I loved the story A Fish Out Of Water. It was, and remains, one of […]

Mar 092007
 

Who’s Who & What’s What in the Books of Dr. Seuss Compiled by Edward Connery Lathem Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), internationally known by his pseudonym "Dr. Seuss," was a member of the Dartmouth Class of 1925. To commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of his graduation from the College, Dartmouth has published this finding-aid reflective of the […]

Feb 262007
 
Scrambled Eggs Super (1953)

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification Scrambled Eggs Super, 1953 Childrens Picturebook Price Guide:  $1600 VG+ Scrambled Eggs Super was the fifth post-war children’s book written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss Geisel, and ninth overall.  At this point in his career, Seuss was considered one of the top children’s book illustrators. From the back dust jacket […]

Jan 212007
 
Horton Hears A Who! (1954)

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification Horton Hears A Who; written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss); Random House; 1954. Children’s Picturebook Price Guide value – $2,000 VG+ There are three printings of the book with “250/250” price on the front DJ flap.  The first two printings have Horton’s “full ear” graphic on […]

Jan 202007
 
Bartholomew and the Oobleck (1949)

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification  Bartholomew and the Oobleck; written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss Geisel; Random House; 1949. 1950 Caldecott Honor Award  Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $2,200 VG+ Essential First Edition Identifying Points Blue boards and blue dust jacket.  Oobleck is similar to Seuss’ Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose and If I Ran […]

Jun 192006
 
Fox In Socks (1965)

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification FOX IN SOCKS; written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss; Random House; 1965 Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $260 VG+ Essential Identifying Point: Dust jacket – Back DJ has three boxes of Beginner Books. First box lists DR. SEUSS’S ABC Second box lists eight books, two columns of four books.  […]

Jun 172006
 
Hop On Pop (1963)

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification Hop On Pop; written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss; Random House; 1963 Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $520 VG+ See GottaBook’s Oddaptations for a synopsis Essential Identifying Point: Dust jacket – back dj is unique to first printing, as follows: About HOP ON POP, educators say: Followed by five […]

Jun 172006
 
If I Ran The Circus (1956)

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification If I Ran The Circus; written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss; Random House; 1956 Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value – $1400 VG+ Essential Identifying Point: Pink boards with matching pink dust jacket is unique to first printing.  Later printings have familiar red/yellow boards and dust jacket.        In […]

Jun 112006
 
Yertle The Turtle (1958) - Price Guide Correction

Dr. Seuss First Edition Identification Yertle The Turtle And Other Stories; written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss Geisel; Random House; 1958 Children’s Picturebook Price Guide Value:  $220 VG+ Essential identifying point Page 54, Children’s Picture Price Guide is incorrect, as follows: “The back dust jacket has 13 photos of previous Seuss books.” Should read, as […]