Lot 187 of 354:
The Road to Oz first edition   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$450
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The Road to Oz

Author:
Baum, L. Frank

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Reilly & Britton Co.

Date:
[1909]

Description:

Printed on various colors of paper stock. Illustrated throughout with black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo), light green original linen-like cloth stamped in dark green, red, brown and black; pictorial endpapers. First Edition, First Printing.

First printing, binding state 'A' with publisher's imprint on spine in upper and lowercase letters. "Toto on" page 34, line 4, the numeral "121" on page 121, and the numeral and caption beneath illustration on page 129 are all in perfect type, indicating one of the earliest copies. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 41.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and soiling to cloth with rubbing to corners; front hinge starting a bit, name on ownership page; very good.


 
Item number:
279168
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