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Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition, Second State, Binding C. Light green cloth-backed boards stamped in green and red; color illustrated title page, pictorial pastedowns. Twenty-three full color plates and duotone illustrations throughout text by W.W. Denslow. All points for Second State present (p. 14 line 1 reads “low wail of”; p. 81 fourth line from bottom reads “pieces”; p. [227] reads “While the Woodman”; the colophon is in 13 lines; later state plates opposite pp. 32 + 92; etc.). Boards bright and clean with little to no rubbing, corners slightly bumped, small nicks in cloth present at head and foot of spine, binding cocked, spine split, binding loose but holding, inscription on FFEP, bottom right of pp. 187–199 dog-eared. A very good copy of this quintessential American fairy tale.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,750.00
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
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