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RADIUM BOOK - ROSE, WILLIAM - 1905. 
HOHNHORST, HARRY. NOVELTY. THE RADIUM BOOK by William Rose. Cleveland: Rose Pub. Co. 1905. 4to (9 x 10 7/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, edges worn, light cover soil, tight and VG+. First and probably only edition. The story told in rhyme is the "OZ" like fantasy taken by little Dorothy who wants excitement like the girls in her books. She travels to the land of Noo where she meets Ace and strange creatures like the jellymagog. In the end, she lands home with a bump: "Its funny and lovely The Noo place and yet I'm glad to get back to the old." Illustrated by Harry Hornhorst with blue illustrations on every page of text and with 4 color plates. The child is instructed: Hold the full page Radium pictures in the light for a few seconds and then look at them in the dark." Rare.
[Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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