GRAMPA IN OZ Book 1st Edn 1st printing 12 Color Plates Ruth Plumly Thompson Reilly 1924


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Here is a nice 1st edition, 1st printing of Grampa in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Published in 1924 by Reilly & Lee, wiith 12 color plates by John R. Neill. (This is the only early Oz book that didn’t have a color frontispiece as one of the 12 plates). Light brick red cloth wiith illustrated endpapers. As called for in Book Collector’s Guide to Baum, the numeral on page 171 is undamaged, indicating it’s the 1st printing of the 1st edition.

Book is in very good condition, with an intact pastedown, clean spine and rear cover, which does have one corner bumped. Inside, both hinges are tight and endpapers are clean. The Book Belongs To page is filled in with two tiny tears at top. The book is complete, with all 12 color plates intact and in very good condition. Pages are also clean with occasional soil or corner turn. A desirable and collectible Thompson 1st edition.