Lot 175 of 426:
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz 1st ed.1st printing  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz
Author:
Baum, L. Frank
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
Reilly & Britton
Date:
1908
Description:

256 pp. Illustrated with 16 inserted color plates plus numerous black & white illustrated by John R. Neill. 23x16.8 cm (9x6½"). Light blue cloth, pictorial cover label with metallic gold background; inserted pictorial endpapers in black & yellow. First Edition, First State..

First state with advertisement on verso of half-title listing three titles, The Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, and John Dough and the Cherub; the color plates are captioned. First binding, with "The Reilly &/ Britton Co." in upper & lower case at foot of spine (Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 34).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some scratching and minor scuffs to the cover label, light wear and rubbing to spine, ends and corners of boards; front hinge cracked with signs of glue repair; very good overall.
 
Item number:
304989
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