Nov 21, 2013 - Sale 2332

Sale 2332 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 3,500
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 24 color plates including pictorial title and over 100 text illustrations. 8vo, publisher's pictorial cloth with early professional restoration to spine and joints, corners rubbed with light exposure, scattered moderate soiling; hinges tape-repaired, scattered mild foxing and finger soiling. Chicago: George M. Hill, 1900

Additional Details

First Edition, Second State, with "pieces" spelled correctly at page 81, 4th line from bottom; page [227] begins with the words "While the woodman..."; imperfect type on last line of pages 100 & 186; verso of title page with printed copyright notice; advertisement facing the title-page is not in a box; second states of color plate facing page 34 (no dark-blue blots on the moon) and that facing page 92 (without red shading on the horizon); state 3 of the spine imprint. Connolly 38; Hanff & Greene I;2.