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The Wonderful World of Oz - Baum, L. Frank - 1985. 
West Hatfield: Pennyroyal Press, 1985. Hardcover. Orig. cream boards covers lettered and decorated in gilt and blind. Fine in fine cloth clam shell box. Moser, Barry. 268 pages. 33.5 x 30.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 239 of 350 illustrated and signed by Barry Moser. With an appreciation by Justin G. Shiller, printed by Harold McGrath in Van Dijck type on archival paper with calligraphy by Yvette Rutledge. Sixty three illustrations by Moser. Title page in five color. Shiller notes, "Baum's conscious intention of creating wonder-tales for the modern child continued beyond his great success with 'The Wonderful Wizard.' Yet although he wrote many good fantasies, none ever attained the popularity of his first major work.
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