First Edition. Quarto, original pictorial boards and end papers. Seuss's take on the inanity of warfare, in this case two factions battle over which side of bread should be buttered. One of the few Seuss titles to be issued without a dustjacket. Meets all first issue points found in Younger and Hirsch. Near Fine, tiny white spot at mid rear spine edge, small ink name at front free endpaper.