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[Wizard of Oz] L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) The Scarecrow of Oz.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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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) The Scarecrow of Oz. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1915.
First edition, first printing, variant, binding A, in bright green cloth with front cover paper label illustrated in full color, spine imprint reads: Reilly & Britton, endpapers illustrated in black only, verso of half-title lists titles through The Scarecrow of Oz, with the dust jacket, front and back reproduce the cover illustrations, spine vignette of Ozma in color, front flap entitled, "My Best!"; back flap is blank (variant); jacket torn with loss at foot of spine, extending onto back panel, three other tears with loss on back panel, pencil scribbles on front panel of jacket, 9 x 6 1/2 in.

Estimate $400-600


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Reilly & Britton Co., Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum, Chicago, printing

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