Lot 139 of 399:
The Silver Princess in Oz 1st edition in Dust Jacket  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Silver Princess in Oz

Author:
Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
The Reilly & Lee Co.

Date:
1938

Description:

Illustrations from black & white drawings by John R. Neill. 22.8x16.5 cm (9x6½"). Blue-green cloth, pictorial cover label, black & white pictorial endpapers, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

First printing with 16-page gatherings; first binding with illustration of Handy Mandy on spine; the title on the cover label, except for the Oz monogram, is printed in metallic-silver ink; first state jacket with list of 31 titles to The Silver Princess in Oz on rear flap (Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 120).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Jacket shows signs of tape repair and light wear along edges and corners; spine slightly faded with faint rubbing on ends; text clean throughout; near fine in like jacket.


 
Item number:
307276a
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