“HERE’S AN EASY GAME TO PLAY. HERE’S AN EASY THING TO SAY…”
SEUSS, Dr. Fox in Socks. A Tongue Twister for Super Children. New York: Beginner Books, 1965. Octavo, original pictorial boards, original dust jacket. $1500.
First edition of Seuss’ series of tremendous tongue-twisters for ready readers.
In this book for young readers, Mr. Fox and Mr. Knox begin a dialogue involving a box and some socks, only to find themselves caught up with clocks and blocks, bricks and chicks, and everything else necessary to get buried in a very long tongue-twister. First-issue dust jacket, with "reading easiness (175-300 Word Vocabularies)" on rear panel. Younger & Hirsch 24.
Book fine, dust jacket nearly so.