The first edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, in first state dust jacket, by Dr. Seuss.
Octavo, [unpaginated]. Glossy paper over boards, title printed on spine and front cover. Illustrated endpapers, previous bookseller’s label on rear endpaper. Light rubbing to bottom edge of boards. Text block is stable, no signatures or wear. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, a near fine example, archival tape repair to closed tear at spine, light rubbing to top edge at spine, bright colors and illustrations. Includes the following first edition points: 250/250 retail price on dust jacket, 14 books (up to now) on rear flap of dust jacket and 13 listed in text. (Younger + Hirsch, 33) A nice example.