Item #74734 BARTHOLOMEW AND THE OOBLECK. Dr. Seuss or Theodor Seuss Geisel.


New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. The first issue with blue boards, the 200/200 price on the front flap of the dust jacket, and the correst list of titles on the rear flap. Follows the adventures of a young boy named Bartholomew Cubbins, who must rescue his kingdom from a sticky green substance called oobleck. Named a Caldecott Honor book in 1951, this sequel of sorts to The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (1938) was inspired by a conversation Geisel overheard while stationed in Belgium during World War II. Quarto. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. The top corners are lightly bumped, with some general edgewear to the boards and dust jacket; otherwise very good. Younger 3. Very good / Very good. Item #74734

Price: $800.00

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