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Baum, L. Frank (1856-1919) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz , First Edition, Second State, Binding B.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1092
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Baum, L. Frank (1856-1919) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, First Edition, Second State, Binding B. Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900. Quarto, illustrated with twenty-four color inserts, including title page, with 1899 copyright on verso of title, in binding B, lacking front free endleaf, back fixed endpaper printed in red and black with a colophon of thirteen lines of type not surrounded by a border, page 14, line 1 corrected to, "low wail of"; page 81, fourth line from the bottom is corrected to read, "pieces"; page [227], line 1, is corrected to read, "While The Woodman", plate facing page 34 without the blue blots on the forehead of the moon, plate facing 92 without red shading just above the horizon; binding very loose and shaken, very close to becoming completely decased, sewing loose and shaken, some pages detached, damage to spine, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

M. Hill Co., Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Colophon, Paper art, Print production, Publishing, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Typography, Visual arts, Woodman, Writing, Chicago

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