Sold: MAGIC OF OZ Book Baum 12 Color Plates John R Neill L Frank Baum Later DJ


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Here is an early copy of “The Magic of Oz”, 13th of the Oz books written by L. Frank Baum, published posthumously. Copyright 1919, this is a ca. 1923 Reilly & Lee printing with no list of titles on the back of the ownership page. Also with 12 fabulous color plates by John R. Neill. Illustrated endpapers. The book also has a later dust jacket dating to about 1946 (titles on flap ending in Magical Mimics in Oz).

The book is in good condition; the main issue being substantial wear to the color pastedown cover as shown. The spine and rear cover are in nice condition. Inside, both hinges are intact and the endpapers are clean except an original bookseller’s stamp (Petaluma Book & Stainery Shop) on the rear endpaper. Book Belongs To page is blank and the pages as 12 color plates are in excellent condition. The dust jacket is very good, clean and undamaged although it is price-clipped.