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    L. Frank Baum; W. W. Denslow [illustrator]. Father Goose. His book. Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., [1899]. First edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, "For Owen W. Brewer / with the compliments of / L. Frank Baum / Chicago / Oct. 1899." Signed by the illustrator with small original illustration in orange ink, signed and inscribed by the publisher in green ink, "First edition: / Geo. M. Hill Co." Quarto. Unpaginated. Color illustrated by W. W. Denslow; hand-lettered by Ralph Fletcher Seymour . Paper over boards illustrated in black, white, and orange. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, joints just starting head and foot of spine chipped and worn with some losses, small pencil notation to upper board, sunned and somewhat soiled, a few light dampstains to boards, somewhat abraded and worn. Front and rear pastedown with illustrations after W. W. Denslow, all signatures and inscriptions to front free endpaper recto, endpapers lightly rubbed. Internally generally clean, colors bright; minor offsetting and soiling, text block edges toned with minor wear. Very good.

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