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L. Frank Baum
1909 First Edition The Road To Oz by Frank Baum
Chicago: The Riley & Britton Co, 1909. This cloth hardcover book has some separation at the inner front cover and middle of the book, and worn and torn parts on top and bottom edges of spine. There is also a pencil inscription on the book belongs to page in front, and some discoloration and page edge wear that is consistent with the age of this first edition. I have for sale one rare 1909 First Edition of The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum. This First Edition is a first/early state issue. It has both a number and caption on page 129, and pages are printed on multicolored stock. The publisher inscription on the spine is in both upper and lowercase lettering. The rougher weave cloth cover is light green with dark green and red details, and the Shaggy Man is pictured in the center in warm yellow and dark green. The two advertisements at the back of the book, The Twinkle Tales and The Policeman Bluejay, both by "Laura Bancroft", appear consistent with the timing of a first/early state printing. This is book five in the series following the original classic, The Wizard of Oz, and contains more adventures starring the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman. It is illustrated with stunning pen and ink drawings by John R. Neill. This cloth hardcover book has some separation at the inner front cover and middle of the book, and wear at top and bottom edge of spine. There is some discoloration on front lower left corner of cover and on some pages, as well as shelf wear that is consistent with the age of this first edition. Please consider using eBay's photo magnifier tool for better indication o … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: pauliesplates [Stevens Point, Wisconsin, US]
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