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Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) Children's Book Icon, Rare Hand-Signed Photograph

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This photograph of Theodor Seuss Geisel features a portrait of "Dr. Seuss", imaginatively positioned with a backdrop of some of his illustrated creations. The photo has been hand-signed by Theodor Geisel, bearing the very clear signature "Dr. Seuss", in black pen, in the lower right of the image. The signature has been graded a "Gem Mint 10". 

Theodor Seuss Geisel, "Dr. Seuss", (1904–1991) wrote some of the most beloved and enduring childrens' books during his lengthy career as author and illustrator, including some of the most popular childrens' books of all time.

Dr. Seuss' books have topped many bestseller lists, sold over 600 million copies, and been translated into more than 20 languages. In 2000, Publishers Weekly compiled a list of the best-selling children's books of all time; of the top 100 hardcover books, 16 were written by Geisel, including Green Eggs and Ham, at number 4, The Cat in the Hat, at number 9, and One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, at number 13. Dr. Seuss' other classics include Horton Hears a Who! (1955), How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957), The LoraxThe SneetchesThe Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle. He published over 60 books during his career, which have spawned numerous adaptations, including 11 television specials, four feature films, a Broadway musical, and four television series. He won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958 for Horton Hatches the Egg and again in 1961 for And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Dr. Seuss' signature has been examined and authenticated by PSA/DNA, who determined signature to be authentic. The photo is encapsulated in a protective case, and the signature has been graded a "Gem Mint 10" by PSA/DNA. 

Photo Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 3-5/8"
Case Dimensions: 7-1/4" x 4-1/4"
Comes in protective case which contains authentication & grading.

Donated by: A Friend of IDEA
Additional lot details
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel's "Dr. Seuss" signature has been examined and authenticated by PSA/DNA, encapsulated in a protective case, and the signature has been graded a "Gem Mint 10."
  • In condition as donated.
  • Cannot be returned or exchanged.
  • Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner.
Lot #1160308
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