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Lot 0040
Author: Baum, L. Frank
Title: The Tin Woodman of Oz
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher:Reilly & Britton Co.
Date Published: [1918]

287, [1] pp. With 12 color plates and numerous black & white drawings by John R. Neill. Original red cloth, color pictorial cover label; black & white pictorial endpapers, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

Rare In later state dust jacket [ c. 1920?] with a synopsis of the story on the front flap and blank rear flap. The only printing with the Reilly & Britton imprint, all later printings by Reilly & Lee. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 75.


Wear, foxing, and soiling to jacket with closed tears and chips at edges, large piece missing from bottom of jacket from bottom of front panel near spine through rear panel, light wear to cloth with rubbing to cover panel and light rubbing to extremities; early gift inscription on ownership page, offsetting to title page, interior solid with light toning; very good volume in good jacket.

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The Tin Woodman of Oz First Edition in dust jacket

Estimate $500 - $800Mar 9, 2017