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    L. Frank Baum. The Magic of Oz. Chicago: [1919]. First edition, second state.

    More Information: L. Frank Baum. The Magic of Oz. Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., [1919]. First edition, second state. Quarto. [8], 13-[267], [2, blank] pages. Frontispiece and eleven other full-color inserted plates; with black-and-white decorated endpapers, full-page and in-text illustrations, all by illustrator John R. Neill. Publisher's original olive cloth; spine stamped in black; full-size color pictorial label on front. All edges stained yellow. First-edition dust jacket, with image reproducing cover label on front and back; spine lettered in black; front flap featuring publisher's blurb. Light shelf wear to binding, back scattered with faint yellow specks, normal slight loosening of hinges. Top edge of text block slightly browned. Former owner inscription at top of front pastedown endpaper. Dust jacket slightly chipped at all folded edges, only chips affecting text are at top of spine and back upper corner. Tiny holes at back spine fold and front "O" in "Oz." Very light soiling and minor wear to folds and edges. Both flaps price-clipped top and bottom. Small tape mends to inside of dust jacket near larger chips. Good. Hanff & Greene, Bibliographia Oziana, XIII.

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