"TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY! TODAY YOU ARE YOU!": FIRST EDITION OF DR. SEUSS' HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
SEUSS, Dr. Happy Birthday to You! New York: Random House, (1959). Tall quarto, original laminated pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $900.
First edition of this joyous celebration of birthdays, the first Dr. Seuss book printed entirely in color.
The success this whimsical title enjoyed testified to Theodor Geisel's (Dr. Seuss) enormous popularity after The Cat in the Hat and How the Grinch Stole Christmas! First-printing book with white dots at bottom of page  (the text begins, "Today is your birthday! You get what you wish."); first-issue dust jacket with "295/295" on top of front inner flap of dust jacket. Younger & Hirsch 28. Lindemann 18.0.
Bright dust jacket nearly fine with a couple of faint stains and light rubbing to extremities. A beautiful copy.