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.

Book is in good minus condition, with some light wear to cover pastedown; spine slightly faded and old glue repair along edge, rear cover a little dirty. Inside, the hinges have been glue repaired and it’s not completely neat. Soiling to edge of text block and finger soiling and tears to a few pages.