"The Crandalls walk nightly in slumbering peace in spite of slight burns from the hot dripping grease. The crandalls wear candles because they walk far and, if they wake up, want to see where they are."; First Edition of Dr. Seuss’ Sleep Book; Signed by Him
Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book.
Seuss, Dr. (Theodor Geisel).$2,800.00
Item Number: 86435
New York: Random House, 1962.
First edition of this classic rhyming bedtime story picture book. Quarto, original pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Dr. Seuss opposite the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket (with no ads for later titles). Younger & Hirsch, 20. Rare and desirable signed.
"Deliberately calculated to make its readers yawn. No one could resist those zillions of astonishing sleepyheads" (The New York Times).