Lot 12 of 377:
The Road to Oz first edition   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$500 - $800

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 'B' with publisher's imprint in large and small capital letters. "Toto on" page 34, line 4, and the numeral "121" on page 121, all in perfect type, and the numeral and caption beneath illustration on page 129 are lacking, indicating an early copy. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 41.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some soiling to cloth, head and tail of spine bumped, head of spine lightly frayed; front hinge cracked; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306439
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