L. Frank Baum The Scarecrow of Oz First Edition Early Issue circa 1923
The Scarecrow of Oz first edition early issue is for sale. The Scarecrow of Oz is written by L. Frank Baum and is superbly illustrated by John R. Neill. This edition of The Scarecrow of Oz was published by The Reilly & Britton Co Chicago, USA. in circa 1923.
The list of titles to the reverse of the Half Title Page ends with the Wizard of Oz book The Cowardly Lion of Oz that was published in 1923.
This wonderful Wizard of Oz book measures 7.00 x 9.25 inches (approximately),312 numbered pages, 12 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations throughout this stunning Wizard of Oz book.
The original green cloth board has a picture label pasted to the front and an illustration to the spine. The binding is in Very Good condition being complete with wear to the front board, spine and back board, and fading to the spine.
The original front endpapers and rear endpapers have a wonderful double page black illustration on a white background. The Dedication Page for “This Book Belongs To” has an inscription in a neat hand dated 1929. The Copyright Page has the words: “Copyright 1915 by L Frank Baum All Rights Reserved”
There are 288 numbered pages packed with stunning black and white illustrations and all 12 full page colour plates are present.
The pages are in overall Good condition with age toning.