"FROM THERE TO HERE, FROM HERE TO THERE, FUNNY THINGS ARE EVERYWHERE"
SEUSS, Dr. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. New York: Random House, 1960. Small quarto, original laminated pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $1500.
First edition of one of Dr. Seuss’ most beloved Beginner Books, in colorful first-issue dust jacket.
"A collection of daffy verses about the daffiest of subjects and situations, done in the inimitable Seuss manner, complete with hypnotic rhymes, jokes, a picture-menagerie of Seuss-type animals that never were on land or sea… The great thing about the Seuss books is that they never seem educational, just high-voltage fun to read, to look at and to listen to" (New York Times, emphasis in original). First-issue dust jacket: with no listing of later titles and correct Random House address. Younger & Hirsch 64. Lindemann 20.0.
Interior fresh with tiny bit of edge-wear to boards; light edge-wear, minimal tape reinforcement to verso of dust jacket. A colorful near-fine copy.