Sold: SONGS OF FATHER GOOSE L Frank Baum W W Denslow Wizard of Oz ~1909 Binding A


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Here is The Songs of Father Goose book, by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by the prolific W. W. Denslow. Circa 1909, this is the Bobbs-Merrill printing in binding A, with the red cloth spine as used in the 1st edition by Geo. M. Hill. The oversized book has 84 pages and many individual songs, each illustrated with a black and white full page by Denslow. The Denslow illustrations, as usual, are very clever and fabulous!

The book is in very good condition with the front cover graphics still in nice condition, and the spine is intact with very little wear. Corners are bumped with some loss to paper along edges. Inside, the endpapers have some age browning as shown, and the hinges are cracked with evidence of neat glue repair. The text pages are in decent condition, but do have occasional pencil notations, probably by a pianist, and bottom corners are slightly bumped. Small tear at top of rear endpaper. A rather hard Baum/Denslow collaboration, at a good price.