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    In the Scarce Original Dust Jacket

    [L. Frank Baum]. Ruth Plumly Thompson. Handy Mandy in Oz. Illustrated by John R. Neill. Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., [1937].

    First edition, first state, with pictorial endpapers and sixteen-page gatherings. Octavo. 246 pages.

    Publisher's light blue cloth with pictorial label affixed to front cover and black spine titles with a picture of Handy Mandy. In the scarce original first issue dust jacket with thirty titles listed on the rear flap. Minimal wear and light soiling to boards and text edges. Minor wear to the dust jacket edges, with a few tiny closed tears and minimal paper loss at corners. A bright, attractive copy in near fine condition, with a clean ownership leaf.

    Hanff, Greene, et al., p. 102.

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