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Baum, L. Frank
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. CHICAGO: GEO M. HILL CO., 1900
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Baum, L. Frank
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. CHICAGO: GEO M. HILL CO., 1900
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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Baum, L. Frank
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. CHICAGO: GEO M. HILL CO., 1900
4to (211 x 160mm.), FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE TEXT, pictorial title-page and 23 plates printed in colour, first 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, all by W.W. Denslow, original light green cloth blocked in red and darker green with red publisher's spine imprint (Variant B), loose leaf from another copy of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz inscribed by Frank L. Baum ("For Miss Loeper | with sincere regards of | L. Frank Baum | Chicago | Oct 1st | 1901"), previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper, front free endpaper detached, some spotting and browning, occasional minor tears to extremities of leaves, occasional folds, covers somewhat spoiled with some loss at top and bottom of spine, bumped
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Literature

Hanff/Greene I(1) binding B

Catalogue Note

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

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