Here is another scarce title from the Children’s Red Book series, Hansel and Grethel, illustrated by Wizard of Oz illustrator John R. Neill, with the original dust jacket. Copyright 1908 by Reilly & Britton, includes ads for “The Famous Oz Books” listing titles up to the Emerald City of Oz, so ca. 1910 printing (later reprinted by Reilly & Lee). Also contains the story of Snow White and Rose Red. With lavish color endpapers, a color title page and frontispiece, and color illustrations on many of the 58 numbered pages.
Book is in good condition, with fading to edges as shown. Pastedown in nice condition. Inside, light cracking to hinges but the binding is still strong; age toning to endpapers. No writing or tears; pages very clean with all illustrations present. The jacket is fair only, with age toning, edge wear and a couple large chips as shown.