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Sale: DENSLOW’s NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Book 16 Full Color Pages Wizard of Oz Tin-man and Mother Goose Toy

$85.00 $75.00

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Here is a beautiful little book, the Night Before Christmas, illustrated by WW. Denslow of Wizard of Oz fame. 16 incredible and clever full-page color illustrations by Denslow, each signed with the seahorse and “DEN”. Smaller version published by MA Donohue & Co., undated, ca 1913 (previously published in 1902 by Dillingham). Some of the pages actually show famous Baum/Denslow characters as toys in Santa’s bag: Mother Goose and the Tin Woodman of Oz!

Condition is very good minus. Book cover is very good, light soiling, original cloth spine and rear cover are in very nice shape. Light edge wear. Inside, hinges are partially split and the sewn binding is a little loose, but holding. The pages are in very good condition, light handling wear, but no marks or writing. A charming addition to your Denslow collection.