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Author: Baum, L. Frank
Title: The Marvelous Land of Oz
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher:Reilly & Britton
Date Published: 1904
Description:


287 pp. Illustrated with 16 color plates including frontispiece & numerous black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo) original red cloth stamped in navy blue, silver & green; pictorial endpapers in dark green on light-green (faded to tan) stock. First Edition, First Printing.



First state with no publication date below the copyright notice on the verso of the title-page; caption to illustration facing page 23 reads "I don‘t want to be a marble statue". Binding B with the full title on front cover and spine; spine with horizontal single rule at top and double rule at bottom and with picture of Jinjur in navy blue and green; letters in "Marvelous Land of Oz" on front cover embellished with silver outlines. Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 21.

Condition

Wear and some soiling to binding with light rubbing to extremities; hinges cracked, some dampstaining to edges of front free endpaper and recto of frontispiece, foxing along gutter of title page, 4" repaired closed tear at pp. 17-18, toning to interior with scattered small areas of staining and foxing; good or better.

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Marvelous Land of Oz First Edition

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 9, 2017
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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