First edition, mixed states with first state of plate facing p. 34 with the two dark blots on the moon. The points are as following: on p. , the publishers advertisement has no box; on p.
14, line one begins low wail of. 81, fourth line from bottom has "pieces"; p. , line 1 begins: While The Woodman. ; and the colophon is reset in thirteen lines with no box; with broken type in the last line of p. First state of plate facing p.34 with the two dark-blue blots on the moon and the second state of plate facing p. 92 without the pink shading at the horizon.
Quarto (8 5/16 x 6 3/8 inches; 211 x 165 mm). 259, [1, blank], , [1, blank] pp. Twenty-four inserted color plates (including title). Original light green cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in red and a darker green variant C with publisher s imprint at foot of spine in red in serifed type, with the "C" of Co.
Pictorial pastedown endpapers (issued without free endpapers). Two tiny soil spots to front cover and some light toning to spine, previous owner's contemporary gift inscription first page, dated 1900. Preserved in a custom archival mylar.
Housed in a custom full green morocco clamshell, lettered in gilt on spine. Overall, a very good copy, quite fresh and rarely seen in such nice condition. ABOUT US: We specialize in rare and first edition books with over 20 years of experience. We have everything from Early Pop-Up Books to PMM, Fine Bindings and Fine Press, as well as Street and Pop Art among other scarcities. We are a combination of the new and the old, juxtaposed.
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I do not want it damaged just as much as you do not want it damaged. The item "Wonderful Wizard of Oz By L. Frank Baum, 1900, First Edition" is in sale since Saturday, November 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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