Lot 24: The Emerald City of Oz Fourth printing with jacket.
9th March 2017
Author: Baum, L. Frank. Title: The Emerald City of Oz. Place published: Chicago. Publisher: Reilly & Britton Co. Date published: [1910 but c.1918-19]. Description: 295,  pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates & numerous black & white drawings by John R. Neill. (8vo) original jade green cloth with color pictorial cover, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition, Fourth Printing, Binding ‘D‘. With scarce dust jacket. Binding ‘D‘ with spine vignette in black only, ‘Reilly and Lee‘ imprint on spine, relocated plates. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 48. Condition: Wear and soiling to jacket with chips and closed tears to edges, pieces missing at head of spine and flap folds, flaps fragile but still attached, some repairs to reverse with clear tape, light wear and soiling to cloth, some scuffing to cover label with small area of loss; bookplate to front pastedown, interior solid; very good in good jacket.
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