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

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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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 Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900.
First edition, second state, binding C, with publisher's imprint in red, all caps, with the "o" in Co. nested in the "C," pastedowns illustrated, free endleaves blank, back fixed endpaper printed in red and black with a colophon of thirteen lines; ad on verso of ffep not enclosed in a printed border; page 14, line 1 corrected to "low wail of"; page [227], line 1 corrected to "While The Woodman"; plate facing page 34 with the two blue dots on the forehead of the moon; plate 92 without red shading above the horizon, illustrated with twenty-four inserted color plates; no dust jacket; surface wear to pictorial stamping on front boards and spine, head and tail somewhat abraded, divisional title for chapter XXII with closed tear, gift inscription dated 1903 on ffep, 8 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum, Chicago, M. Hill Co.

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