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Sunday, January 13, 2013

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ, by L. FRANK BAUM..1899,,FIRST EDITION AND FIRST STATE in B BINDING,,WIZARDOFBAUM




THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ FIRST EDITION AND FIRST STATE POINTS IN PICTURES...WIZARDOFBAUM


Wonderful Wizard Of Oz book, first edition and first state points



















ONLY  approximately 2,000 of these bindings were printed before it shifted over to the C binding (O inside the C on the spine).
FIRST STATE POINTS:
1. back fixed endpaper printed in red and black, has a colophon of 11 lines of type surrounded by a printed decorative border
2. 24 color plates with plate 34 having two dots on the forehead of the moon (see pic) and red shading on the horizon on plate 92
3. no copyright date on verso of title page
4. peices (misprint) on page 81 and on page 14, has a misprint "low wail on and on page 227 has a misprint, While tin woodman...
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