“I LEARNED THERE ARE TROUBLES OF MORE THAN ONE KIND— SOME COME FROM AHEAD AND SOME COME FROM BEHIND”: FIRST EDITION OF I HAD TROUBLE IN GETTING TO SOLLA SOLLEW, INSCRIBED BY DR. SEUSS TO OLD FRIENDS
SEUSS, Dr. I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew. New York: Random House, (1965). Quarto, original pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $2400.
First edition of Seuss’ madcap meditation on the search for a trouble-free life, inscribed to the Kay family, Seuss' longtime friends: "for the Kays with Best wishes… Dr. Seuss."
A young traveler encounters all sorts of obstacles on his comical commute to Solla Sollew—the buses aren't running, the camels have hiccups, the Poozers are attacking and all the traffic is going the wrong way. Younger & Hirsch 41.
Book with only slight bumping to corners, dust jacket with only slight wear to extremities. A near-fine inscribed copy.