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    L. Frank Baum. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With Pictures by W. W. Denslow. Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900. First edition, first state of text, with all state points as per Hanff, Greene, et al. Octavo (8.375 x 6.375 in; 212 x 161 mm.). [261], [1, blank] pages; inserted title-page and twenty-three color plates (the plate opposite page 14 of Dorothy grabbing Toto by the ear, sometimes missing, is present, but is loose); the plate facing page 34 is the first state, but the plate facing page 92 is the second state. Publisher's green cloth, boards and spine decoratively stamped in dark green and red; Hanff, Greene, et al.'s "B" binding state (publisher's imprint on spine in plain type, but in red). Cloth spine slightly toned, some rubbing, edgewear, some soiling to binding, corners lightly bumped. Recased. Pictorial free endpapers missing, replaced with blank leaves, hinges reinforced. Minor toning in text, the loose plate opposite page 14 is worn and creased at margins, contemporary owner's ink name on page [3]. Still, very good. Housed in custom quarter green calf slipcase (mildly rubbed). Hanff, Greene, et al., pp. 25-27.

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