Lot 178 of 426:
Baum's John Dough & the Cherub  

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Lot closed - unsold
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.

Second printing, lacks 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"); Binding A with the publisher's imprint on spine reading in large and small capital letters; the back cover illustration stamped in black. Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 227

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing with light fraying at ends of slightly leaning spine, partial cup circle on cover, light soiling and corner wear; hinges cracked, a few stains; very good.
 
Item number:
305827
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