First edition, first issue of this early Seuss title.
Near fine in very good jacket.
THIDWICK THE BIG-HEARTED MOOSE
Despite the Junior Literary Guild imprint, this is a first edition, first issue with the 8-line copyright notice that includes the lithographer's name and with the background of the dust jacket in a striped design as opposed to solid blue. A beautiful copy of an early Seuss title in excellent condition and with great color illustrations on every page, directly from the stock of Aleph-Bet Books, the firm of Seuss bibliographers Helen Younger and Marc Younger.
Read more: Younger, Younger, & Hirsch, First Editions of Dr. Seuss Books: A Guide to Identification, 77 variant.
New York: Random House, (1948). Original blue pictorial boards. In original unclipped (200/200) color pictorial dust jacket. "A Guild Book" on spine of book and jacket. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Seuss in blue and red throughout.  pages. Book with slender line of toning along edges, the expected light toning to leaves. Jacket with.75'' chip at head of spine (lacking "T" in title) and top edge affected by dampstain (visible mostly on verso), else beautifully intact.
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