“FISH IN A TREE? HOW CAN THAT BE?”
SEUSS, Dr. Hop on Pop. New York: Random House, 1963. Octavo, original pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $1200.
First edition of one of the best-selling children's books of all time (Publisher's Weekly).
Educators hailed Hop on Pop, which bills itself as "The Simplest Seuss for Youngest Use," as a breakthrough in reading education when it appeared in 1963. Younger & Hirsch 30.
Interior fine, only lightest rubbing to bright boards; trace of edge-wear, minimal rubbing to colorful dust jacket. A lovely near-fine copy.