Sold: HANDY MANDY IN OZ Book 1937 Ruth Plumly Thompson 1st Edition


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Here is a first edition copy of one of the harder to find Wizard of Oz books, Handy Mandy in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Copyright in 1937, this is a first edition, first printing according to Bibliographia Oziana: Handy Mandy on spine, pictorial endpapers in black and white, 16-page gatherings, Reilly & Lee spine imprint in semi-script, fancy lettering.

The book is in very good plus condition, with a very clean cover pastedown and red cloth spine, rear cover with a little scuffing at top near spine but otherwise beautiful. Inside, the hinges are intact and tight, light toning to endpapers, former owner’s bookplate on Book Belongs To page, and old bookseller’s pencil notation on back endpaper. All other pages in nice condition; a collectible copy.