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[Wizard of Oz] L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) Two Titles in Dust Jackets.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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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) Two Titles in Dust Jackets.
The Lost Princess of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1917, illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, first printing, binding A, light blue cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, double horizontal lines at top and bottom of spine, publisher's imprint: Reilly & Britton, illustrated endpapers printed in black, verso of ownership page lists titles through The Lost Princess of Oz, with the dust jacket, front and back panels reproducing the cover label, inner flaps blank, slight edge chipping of jacket with some marginal loss, 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.
[and] The Magic of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1919, illustrated by John R. Neill, first edition, first printing, light green cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, endpapers illustrated, printed in black, verso of ownership page lists titles through The Tin Woodman of Oz, twelve full-color inserted illustrations, in the jacket, which reproduces the front label illustration on both panels, synopsis inside front flap, back flap blank, jacket with wear at fore-edges, chipping at head and tail of spine, 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (2)

Estimate $600-800


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

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