Author: Baum, L. Frank
Title: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Place Published: Indianapolis, U.S.A.
Date Published: 1939
, 261 pp. Illustrated with 8 inserted color plates plus numerous duotone illustrations by W. W. Denslow. 24x17.5 cm (9½x6¾"), medium-green cloth stamped in black, spine lettering in gilt over black bands; photograms from MGM film on pastedowns. Full color pictorial dust jacket with photo advertisement of film on rear cover. MGM Movie Edition, First Printing.
One of two printings released in 1939, distinguished as first printing by gilt lettering on binding and copyright page which retains Braunworth & Co. printer's imprint (Bienvenue & Schmidt pg 13).