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BAUM, L. Frank. (1856-1919). Ozma of Oz. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1907.

8vo. Numerous illustrations by John R. Neill. Original publisher’s pictorial tan cloth printed in red, black, blue, and yellow (soiling and slight rubbing, corners slightly bumped, upper hinge separating). Provenance: Edith Gambress Stuey (gift inscription, 1908). 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, with the "O" in "Ozma" in line five of the “Author's Note” on p.11 present, integral pages pp. 135, 153, 221, publisher's advertisements facing the half-title page and on the rear flyleaf list two titles: The Land of Oz and John Dough and the Cherub.  In the primary 'A' binding, with "The Reilly & Britton Co." at foot of spine. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p.29.

Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois
  • Estimate$200 - $300

Sold for $625

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