Small 4to, 242 pgs. Full bound tan cloth with orange, light pink, yellow and black stamped pictorial front cover, title in yellow outlined in black on spine. All 8 color plates present, green print pictorial endpapers, illustrations in orange ink throughout text. Light sunning to spine, some fraying to cloth at spine ends, 2'' tear to cloth at upper corner of outer edge of front board, some dust soil to block edges. Front hinge slightly shaken but strong. Previous owner's gift note on back of frontis, otherwise interior clean throughout. A very lovely first edition of this rare Baum title.
For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available again with the metallic emerald green ink that illuminated the color plates of the original edition.
Join Dorothy and the Wonderful Wizard as they take Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a fabulous tour of Oz. During their journey they encounter such amazing and amusing people as King Kleaver with his Spoon Brigade and Miss Cuttenclip of the land of paper dolls. But while Dorothy and her friends play, the wicked Nome King has joined forces with the terrible Whimsies, the fearsome Growleywogs, and the evil Phanfasms in a plot to capture the Emerald City. Will Dorothy's friends discover the danger before it's too late?
All the enchantment of Oz is here for a whole new generation to discover in this deluxe new edition featuring ninety black-and-white pictures and sixteen dazzling five-color plates by Oz artist John R. Neill.Afterword by Peter Glassman. For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available with the metallic emerald green ink that illuminated the original edition. A Books of Wonder(R) Classic
"Facsimilie reprint with full color plates featuring emerald green ink. Book is solid, remarkably clean. DJ shows very light chipping at head of spine and cornertips. A beautifulfacsimilie reprint.
"Rare Jell-O promotional booklet. Bound in full color paper wraps, with full page color plates including one double page color plate. Incredibly clean and bright, NO rips or tears. Previous owner's name in ink on front panel, else fine. A beautiful copy of this rare little book.