Lot 166 of 354:
The Emerald City of Oz, fourth printing  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Emerald City of Oz

Author:
Baum, L. Frank

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Reilly & Britton

Date:
[c.1918]

Description:

295, [1] pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates & numerous black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo) light green cloth with color pictorial cover label derived from the designs used for the endpapers of Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz. Fourth Printing.

The number of plates has been reduced from the 16 of the 1910 first printing, and the metallic green ink is no longer used. There is no silver used on the spine. With the publisher's advertisement listing titles through The Tin Woodman of Oz.  Binding "D", with Reilly & Lee imprint on spine. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 48


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light rubbing to binding; small area of staining on front free endpaper, which on the recto has been neatly covered by a small strip of paper, name on ownership page; a solid copy, very good.


 
Item number:
279178
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