1st Edition Silver Princess in Oz w/ 1st Dust Jacket Ruth Plumly Thompson 1938 Book VG


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This is a first edition of the “Silver Princess in Oz” book in original 1st printing dust jacket, listing titles to Silver Princess in Oz. Written by Ruth Plumly Thompson, successor to L. Frank Baum, copyright 1938 by Reilly & Lee. No color plates, as this book was published after Reilly & Lee stopped using them, but a first edition because of the silver title on the front pastedown, according to the Book Collector’s Guide to L Frank Baum. Variant “A” binding with Handy Mandy on the spine and in a nice turquoise cloth.

This book is in near fine condition. The color pastedown is perfect, the spine and rear cover are very clean. Inside, hinges are tight, ownership page is blank, and the rest of the pages are also quite clean with light age toning, but no writing or tears.

The dust jacket is very good overall, not price clipped, but with wear to spine and flap folds as shown. A very nice 1st overall!