1907 Ozma of OZ 1st/1st Frank Baum Children’s Fantasy Dorothy Gale Wizard of Oz

BAUM, L. Frank; NEILL, John R. (Illus.)

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Ozma of Oz,” the third installment in L. Frank Baum’s renowned Oz series, takes readers on an journey largely outside the magical Land of Oz. While en route to Australia, Dorothy Gale finds herself stranded in the Land of Ev, alongside a talking hen named Billina and a unique clockwork man named Tik-Tok. Confronting a myriad of challenges, including the menacing Wheelers and a head-collecting Princess Langwidere, Dorothy’s perilous adventures converge with Princess Ozma’s mission to free a trapped royal family. Featuring the iconic colorful illustrations by John R. Neill, this tale culminates in a grand celebration in Oz, a dramatic shift from the series’ initial portrayal of Oz as primarily a land of danger.

 

This 1907 first edition is wonderfully illustrated with 39 full-page color plates!

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1907 Ozma of OZ 1st/1st Frank Baum Children’s Fantasy Dorothy Gale Wizard of Oz

 

Ozma of Oz,” the third installment in L. Frank Baum’s renowned Oz series, takes readers on an journey largely outside the magical Land of Oz. While en route to Australia, Dorothy Gale finds herself stranded in the Land of Ev, alongside a talking hen named Billina and a unique clockwork man named Tik-Tok. Confronting a myriad of challenges, including the menacing Wheelers and a head-collecting Princess Langwidere, Dorothy’s perilous adventures converge with Princess Ozma’s mission to free a trapped royal family. Featuring the iconic colorful illustrations by John R. Neill, this tale culminates in a grand celebration in Oz, a dramatic shift from the series’ initial portrayal of Oz as primarily a land of danger.

 

This 1907 first edition is wonderfully illustrated with 39 full-page color plates!

 

Item number: #41452

Price: $750

 

BAUM, L. Frank; NEILL, John R. (Illus.)

 

Ozma of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous to Mention Faithfully Recorded Herein.

 

Chicago: The Reilly and Britton Co., ©1907. First Edition. First Printing.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • [12], 13-270, [2]
    • 39 color plates (including frontispiece) and numerous in-text illustrations
  • Edition Note(s):
    • Binding: Light Tan Cloth
      • Stamped In Black, Red, Yellow And Blue
      • Publisher Stamped in all Capital Letters On Spine (Binding A)
    • Endpapers: Front and rear printed in color
    • 11, line 5 – “O” in “Ozma”
      • Note: Bienvenue states that the “O” shows only on the earliest first printing copies
    • 221 – Illustration printed in color
    • 272 – Only two titles listed: “The Land of Oz” and “John Dough and the Cherub”
  • Reference(s): Bienvenue, pg. 29; Hanff / Greene, pg. 50
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Pictorial cloth
  • Size: ~ 9.25in X 7in (23.5cm x 17.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons at over $2,000

 

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41452

Categories

Children's

Literature

Authors

BAUM, L. Frank; NEILL, John R. (Illus.)

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete