SNUGGLE TALES THE MAGIC CLOAK L Frank Baum Oz Book 1916 Reilly Britton 1st Edn 2nd Print


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Here’s a rare L. Frank Baum book: Baum’s Snuggle Tales: The Magic Cloak, published as a series of 4 books by Reilly & Britton in 1916. This is a first edition, second printing with 6 stories listed on the verso of the ownership page (circa 1917; Book Collector’s Guide to L Frank Baum). These books were later called “The Oz-Man Tales” in the Reilly & Lee editions. This book contains a color frontispiece and also B&W illustrations by John R Neill.

Book is in good condition, particularly for this notoriously fragile production in paper covered boards. Some soiling to covers, flaking to the paper on spine, boards exposed at corners; cover art still quite nice. Internally small glue repair to tear on title page, Book Belongs To page with 1918 inscription and heavily stained, other pages with a few stains, illustrations and binding in generally good condition. Old pencil price inside cover.