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Author: Baum, L. Frank
Title: Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher:Reilly & Britton Co.
Date Published: [1908]
Description:


Illustrated with 16 color plates and numerous black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo) original light blue cloth, pictorial cover label with metallic gold background; pictorial endpapers in black and yellow. First Edition, First State, Binding ‘A‘.



First state, with advertisement on verso of half-title listing three titles, The Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, and John Dough and the Cherub; the color plates are captioned. In the first state binding, with "The Reilly and Britton Co." in large and small capital letters at foot of spine. Bienvenue & Schmidt; 34.

Condition

Light wear to cloth with some rubbing to extremities; rear hinge cracked, front starting, early owner's signature on 'This Book Belongs To' page, some toning to pages with scattered spots of foxing; very good.

Starting Bid

$150.00

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz first edition

Auction ended on Thu, Mar 9, 2017
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