Lot 171 of 354:
John Dough and the Cherub 1st ed, 2nd ptg  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
John Dough and the Cherub

Author:
Baum, L. Frank

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Reilly & Britton Co.

Date:
[1906]

Description:

314, [2] + [4] ad pp. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo) pictorial tan cloth stamped in red, olive & black; color pictorial endpapers. First Edition, Second Printing, Binding A.

Early copy of the second printing, including the detachable contest blank for "The Great John Dough Mystery: Is the Cherub Girl or Boy?" at p. 9. With misprint on p. 275, line 10 corrected ("cave" for "cage"); the publisher's imprint on spine reads to "The Reilly & Britton Co." in upper and lower-case letters; the back cover illustration stamped in black. Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 227


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling and rubbing to cloth, light bumps to top corners; hinges cracked, some soiling to endpapers with occasional finger soiling to interior; very good.


 
Item number:
281749
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