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    L. Frank Baum. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago: Geo. M. Hill, 1900. First edition, first state of plates and text. In publisher's "B" binding. Octavo. [261], [1, blank] pages. Illustrated, with twenty-four plates (including title-page) inserted throughout. Publisher's full green cloth, boards and spine decoratively stamped in green and red. Spine toned, soiled, and worn. Boards toned, soiled, rubbed with some edgewear. Rear joint with a small tear. Hinges and a few gutters starting. Neat previous owner's gift inscription on the first leaf. Some mild toning, and occasional thumbsoiling in text. Still, a near fine copy, with an unusually clean interior. Housed in clamshell case.

    Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 111-113; Hanff, Greene, et al., I1.

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