Chicago, IL: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1926. John R. Neill. First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 6.75 x 9.25 in., pp. 261 +  + 1 (illustration) +  + 1 (advertising) +  + 1 (advertising). Illustrated with twelve color plates and many black and white drawings. Plates are glossy on one-side only, indicating first printing (Bienvenue); Dark green cloth with paper label front cover in full color. Spine title and design in black. Yellow publisher's stain to edges. Large black and white illustration to front and rear endpapers. Rubbing to extremities. Cloth of spine has one inch closed score, and surface damage near joint (joint unaffected). Front and rear hinges recently guarded and strenghened. Bookplate with owner's name in pencil to half-title; pencil marks on second advertisement. Booksellers sticker on rear pastedown. Good. Item #85502
First Edition point present are the damaged word "two" (p.252) [as noted by Bienvenue 's "The Book Collector's Guide to L. Frank Baum and Oz"].
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