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Learn about the Wizard of Oz books by L Frank Baum, Ruth Plumly Thompson, and later authors, and Oz illustrators like W W Denslow, John R Neill, and Dick Martin. Also Roycroft books, Oz sheet music, advertisements, maps and movies!

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W W Denslow Special Issue of the Baum Bugle is Coming!

Artist W W Denslow. Note “Roycroft” carved into the cabinet to his left. Are you a member of the International Wizard of Oz Club? I hope so, because if so, you’ll receive the special W. W. Denslow issue of the Baum Bugle magazine due out in June! Denslow was co-creator of The Wonderful Wizard of […]

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Wizard of Oz Tarot Card Deck Original Art

Tarot of Oz Original Art

Tarot of Oz Original Art  This month I’m excited to be offering original art from the production of the new Shadow of Oz Tarot deck published by Illogical Associates. Ten different pieces of Oz-themed concept art by Giles Crawford are available; I’ll even mat and frame then for you! Each piece is associated with a specific […]

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Wizard of Oz map Original Art

Special WinkieCon Auction: 1962 Wizard of Oz Maps Original Art!

San Diego’s 1st Winkie Convention is less than two weeks away–August 8th-10th, 2014. Yours truly is managing the Dealer’s Room, which will be open all three days. If you’re attending the Con, I’ve been stockpiling some special Ozzy items that will only be available there! A silent auction for a set of original 1962 Wizard […]

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