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Author: Baum, L. Frank
Title: Ozma of Oz
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher:Reilly & Britton Co.
Date Published: [1907]
Description:


Illustrated by John R. Neill with full-page color and text illustrations. (8vo) original tan cloth pictorially stamped in black, blue, red and yellow; pictorial endpapers. First Edition, First State, Binding ‘A‘.



First edition of the third Oz title. Binding ‘A‘ with publisher‘s spine imprint in large and small capital letters. First state of text, with the "O" in "Ozma," line five of the Author‘s Note on p.11, present in perfect type (apparently it dropped out at some point of the first press run). Pp. 135-[136], [153]-154,and [221]-222 are all integral (there was apparently smudging or offset to the coloring of those pages which occurred during printing and stacking of the sheets, and the worst of them were excised and replaced after the books were assembled). Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 29.

Condition

Some wear and soiling to cloth with light rubbing to extremities; light toning to interior, a few dots of foxing or staining; a solid copy; very good.

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Ozma of Oz First Edition First Printing First Binding

Estimate $500 - $800Mar 9, 2017
San Francisco, CA, USA