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[Wizard of Oz] L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) Tik-tok of Oz.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$923$750

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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) Tik-tok of Oz. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Col, [c. 1917].
First edition, variant, binding A, medium blue cloth, spine with double rules at head and foot, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, spine imprint: "Reilly & Britton"; front end papers with detailed full-color map of Oz, back endpapers with full-color map of Oz and surrounding fairy lands, verso of half-title lists titles through The Patchwork Girl of Oz, with twelve full-color inserted illustrations, and the dust jacket, which reproduces the cover label on front and back panels, front flap with a summary of the story, back flap with an advertisement for the Little Wizard series; the jacket worn and torn with loss to the top right corner of jacket, affecting the title, additional tears with loss on back panel, 9 x 6 1/2 in.

Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Britton Col, L. Frank Baum, Wizard of Oz, Chicago, The Patchwork Girl of Oz

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