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[Wizard of Oz] L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) Five Titles.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

[Wizard of Oz] L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) Five Titles.
The Patch-work Girl of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Company, 1913, illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, first printing, in light green cloth with the spine imprint, "Reilly & Britton," "CHAP. THREE" on page 35 shifted to the left so that the word "to" of the adjacent text is printed within the "C" of "CHAP."; binding toned and somewhat worn, no jacket, 9 x 6 1/2 in.
Rinki-Tink in Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1916, illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, first printing, in light blue-green cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, spine imprint: Reilly & Britton, endpapers printed in black, no ads on verso of ownership page;
The Tin Woodman of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1918, illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, in publisher's red cloth with front cover paper label illustrated in full color, spine imprint: Reilly & Britton, verso of ownership page lists all previous Oz titles, no jacket, 9 x 6 1/2 in.;
Glinda of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1920, illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, in tan cloth with front cover paper label in full color, perfect type on page 150, no dust jacket, 9 x 6 1/2 in.
[and] The Royal Book of Oz, attributed to Baum, but written by Ruth Plumly Thompson (1891-1976), illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, in light gray cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, Baum listed as author on spine and front board, no dust jacket, binding rubbed, 9 x 6 1/2 in. (5)

Estimate $900-1,200


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Keywords

John R. Neill, Chicago, Reilly & Britton Company, L. Frank Baum, printing, Wizard of Oz, Reilly & Lee Co., Ruth Plumly Thompson

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