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[Wizard of Oz] Ruth Plumly Thompson (1891-1976) Six Titles.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

[Wizard of Oz] Ruth Plumly Thompson (1891-1976) Six Titles.
Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1929, first edition, light gray cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, twelve full-color inserted illustrations, binding worn, no jacket.
The Yellow Knight of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1930, first edition, brick red cloth, paper label illustrated on front cover in full color, publisher's imprint in bold type, illustrated with full-color inserts, no jacket.
Pirates of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1931, first edition, binding A, dark green cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, publisher's spine imprint in bold, illustrated with twelve full color inserts, no jacket.
The Purple Prince of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1932, first edition, binding B, purple cloth, front cover paper label illustrated in full color, full color insert illustrations, with the jacket, with Oz titles up to the present on inside back flap, torn with loss at foot of spine and top edge of front panel.
Speedy in Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1934, first edition, in black cloth with front cover paper label illustrated in full color, publisher's imprint in "semi-script", twelve full-color inserted plates, no jacket.
[and] The Wishing Horse of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1935, first edition, in dark blue cloth, illustrated front cover paper label, full color, full color inserted plates, no jacket. (6)

Estimate $400-600


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Chicago, Reilly & Lee Co., Wizard of Oz, Ruth Plumly Thompson, Jack Pumpkinhead

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