Sold: THE MAGIC OF OZ Book L Frank Baum DICK MARTIN Dust Jacket ca. 1960


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Here is an unusual copy of The Magic of Oz with a hard-to-find dust jacket illustrated by Dick Martin. In 1960, only ten of the Oz books were issued in special dust jackets by Martin, and these were only in production for a few years before being replaced by the “white cover” editions without dust jackets, which are much more common. These jacket covers are described in Appendix 2 of Bibliographia Oziana (1988). Magic was written by L. Frank Baum and published by Reilly & Lee.

The book itself is in excellent condition with a blank Book Belongs To page. Cover and text is very clean; tight hinges, illustrated endpapers. The jacket is price clipped and has some wear and splitting to the spine, very good minus condition overall.