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Author: Denslow, W.W. & Paul West
Title: The Pearl and the Pumpkin - two editions
Place Published: New York
Date Published: [1904 and 1905]

2 volumes. Includes:

  • The Pearl and the Pumpkin... with Pictures by Denslow. 240 pp. Pictorial endpapers, title-page, 16 color plates, plus numerous color illustrations throughout. (8vo) light green cloth lettered in dark green with color pictorial label. Rear hinge cracked, crease to front endpaper, gift inscription on dedication page. First Edition, first state. New York: G.W. Dillingham, [1904].

  • The Pearl and the Pumpkin: A Musical Extravaganza. 176 pp. Music by John W. Bratton. (4to) original pictorial wrapper. Scarce musical score for the original play. New York: M. Witmark, 1905.

Originally conceived as a "musical extravaganza". The play, which opened in Chicago in 1905, was well-received, mostly for Denslow‘s elaborate sets and costumes. Greene & Hearne 35.


Wear and soiling to bindings, some general wear; both volumes very good.

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The Pearl and the Pumpkin - two editions

Estimate $250 - $350Mar 9, 2017
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