Lot 12 of 196:
Marvelous Land of Oz First Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
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The Marvelous Land of Oz

Baum, L. Frank


Reilly & Britton



287 pp. Illustrated with 16 color plates and numerous black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo) original red cloth stamped in navy blue, silver and green; pictorial endpapers in dark green on light-green (faded to tan) stock. Custom full blue calf clamshell box. First Edition, Second Printing.

Binding B with letters in "Marvelous Land of Oz" on front cover embellished with silver outlines. Second printing with the line "Published, July, 1904" added below the copyright notice on verso of title page; illustration on page [4] has been considerably reduced: the box is 5-3/8" tall. Caption to illustration facing page 23 corrected to "Old Mombi...". Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 23.

Lot Amendments

Light wear, hinges cracked; near fine.

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