285
285
Baum, L. Frank
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. CHICAGO: GEO. M. HILL CO., 1900
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT
285
Baum, L. Frank
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. CHICAGO: GEO. M. HILL CO., 1900
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Baum, L. Frank
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. CHICAGO: GEO. M. HILL CO., 1900
4to, FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE TEXT, pictorial title-page and 23 plates printed in colour apparently both first and second state (dark-blue spots present on moon facing page 34 and red shading on horizon removed from plate facing page 92), together with numerous illustrations in the text printed in black and one other colour, all by W.W. Denslow, modern full brown morocco binding signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with design in morocco onlays with tooling in gilt and text in black, top edge gilt, original spine and upper and lower covers (variant C) bound in at end, front fixed endpaper preserved, slipcase, some spotting and browning, occasional minor tears to extremities of leaves, occasional folds, sections of original binding somewhat soiled, original fixed endpaper with small blank section reconstructed
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Literature

Hanff/Greene I(1) binding C

Catalogue Note

The first true American fairy tale in the first state of the text.

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