Lot 148 of 443:
The Sea Fairies - two bindings  

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

Title:
The Sea Fairies - two bindings

Author:
Baum, L. Frank

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Reilly & Lee

Date:
1911

Description:

2 volumes. Each 240 pp. Green cloth, pictorial cover labels, illustrated endpapers Text Illustrations and color plates by John R. Neill. First Editions. Includes:

  • Binding "A." With 11 of 12 plates (lacking plate facing p. 146). 
  • Binding "B." With 11 of 12 plates (lacking plate facing p. 76).  Rear hinge cracked, board a bit loose.

Two first editions of Baum's imaginative classic, with different cover labels.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Fair amount of soiling to cloth with rubbing to extremities, darkening and rubbing to spines; each volume lacking 1 plate, interiors with toning, occasional mild foxing or finger soiling, ownership inscriptions; both volumes good or better.


 
Item number:
301512
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