Author: Baum, L. Frank
Title: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher:George M. Hill Co.
Date Published: 1900
261 pp. Illustrated by W.W. Denslow with 24 tipped-in color plates (including title page), plus numerous duotone illustrations in the text. (8vo) original light green cloth pictorially stamped in green and red. First Edition, Second State.
All plates present and intact, with two additional plates (originally facing pp. 34 and 92) from the first state laid in. Second State with no box around publisher‘s advertisement; "low wail of..." (p.14, line 1); the word "pieces" spelled correctly (p.81, 4th line from bottom); p. begins with the words "While The Woodman..."; imperfect type on last line of pp.100; verso of title page with printed copyright notice; colophon reset in 13 lines. The plate facing p.92 without red shading on the horizon; plate called for at p.34 (reinserted at page 20 in this copy) without two dark-blue blots on the moon. Binding State C. Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 6.