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L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz First Edition, First State 1940

L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz First Edition, First State 1940

£150.00Price

Author: L. Frank Baum

 

Illustrator: John R. Neill

 

Title: The Wonder City of Oz

 

Year of Publication: 1940

 

Edition:first edition, first state

 

Publisher: Reilly & Lee in Chicago, U.S.A.

 

Size of Book:  7.00 x 9.25 inches (approximately)

 

 

Brief Details of this Book:

 

The Wonder City of Oz has 318 numbered pages with numerous one-page, double-page and smaller black and white illustrations by John R. Neill throughout this wonderful Wizard of Oz book.

 


Condition of the Dust Jacket:

 

The original dust jacket is still present but is in poor condition with the front flap still present with the price but detached, and losses particularly to the spine.  But, this is a first state dust jacket with the list of the Wizard of Oz books to the back flap.

 

 

Condition of the Binding:

 

The Wonder City of Oz original binding is exceptionally clean and highly attractive with the colour illustration to the front board and with an illustrated spine. There is light fading to the top and bottom of the spine, otherwise an exceptional binding in Very Good + for this wartime Wizard of Oz first edition book.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

The pages have numerous stunning illustrations with illustrated front endpapers and rear endpapers. The page are in Very Good + being very clean but with age toning that can be seen when the book is closed to the top edge and fore-edge.

 

 

Enlarged Images:

 

L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Dust Jacket Front
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Dust Jacket Spine
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Dust Jacket Back
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Dust Jacket Flaps
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Dust Jacket Detached Front Flap
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Binding Front Board
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Binding Spine
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Binding Back Board
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Front Endpapers
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 "This Book Belongs To" Page
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Title Page
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Copyright Page
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 List of Chapters
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Inside Image 6
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L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Inside Image 24
L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz 1940 Rear Endpapers