SEUSS,DR. THE 500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS. NY: Vanguard (1938). Large 4to (9 x 12"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight soil in gutters else fine with absolutely no rubbing of the boards, with a price clipped dust wrapper (dw slightly chipped). Early printing of Dr. Seuss's second book (endpapers revised, Mulberry Street is $1.00 on dw flap -it was raised to $1.25 in 1939). THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY SEUSS on the blank side of the end paper! Illustrated throughout in black and white with Bartholomew's red hat being the only color (besides the red pictorial endpapers). Bader (p. 304) calls it "folkloric fantasy of a spoofing sort with a happy open end." A nice copy. See Younger/Hirsch 22.