Lot 188 of 426:
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz MGM Edition 1st Printing  

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Baum, L. Frank

Indianapolis, U.S.A.

Bobbs-Merrill Co.



[3], 261 pp. Illustrated with 8 inserted color plates plus numerous duotone illustrations by W. W. Denslow. 24x17.5 cm (9½x6¾"), medium-green cloth stamped in black, spine lettering in gilt over black bands; photograms from MGM film on pastedowns. Full color pictorial dust jacket with photo advertisement of film on rear cover. MGM Movie Edition, First Printing.

One of two printings released in 1939, distinguished as first printing by gilt lettering on binding and copyright page which retains Braunworth & Co. printer's imprint (Bienvenue & Schmidt pg 13).

Lot Amendments

Jacket shows wear along edges with loss, damp staining on both covers and fading on spine; Slight rubbing on ends of lightly leaning spine, small tear on front blank page; jacket good, volume very good.

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