Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 206

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BAUM, L. FRANK. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 24 color plates, and illustrations throughout by W.W. Denslow. 4to, original pale green cloth stamped in green and red, rebacked with the original spine laid down, scattered minor soiling, corners fraying slightly; ownership inscriptions in ink and pencil to front flyleaf, front board/flyleaf gutter abraded, light occasional edgewear to contents. Chicago & New York: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900

Additional Details

first edition, mixed issue, with the following points: red serified spine imprint (Hanff & Greene binding variant C); p. [2] the publisher's ads enclosed in a box; title verso with copyright notice; the earliest state of the plate facing p. 34 with the two dark blue dots in the face of the moon and the plate facing p. 92 with the red shading on the horizon. Hanff & Greene I;2; Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 111-113; Connolly 38.