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Lot 618 - 17 Jul 2018

Textiles, Carpets & Rugs, Books, Maps & Ephemera, Watercolours & Drawings

BAUM (L.F.) The Patchwork Girl of Oz. First Edition (early printing). coloured pictorial half title, frontis. & num. text illus. (incl. 20 full-page & coloured); coloured pictorial cloth & coloured pictorial e/ps. (by J. R. Neill), roy. 8vo. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1913; together with BAUM (L.F.) The Land of Oz: a sequel to The Wizard of Oz. First Edition (early printing). 16 coloured plates & num. b/w. text illus. (some full page); coloured pictorial cloth & pictorial e/ps. (by John R. Neill), roy. 8vo. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1904. Illustrated

Condition report

1)  lt. wear hd / tail of spine, inner hinges weak, gen. clean inside - save ink smudge, almost all in upper margin p. 85; paper flaw (sm. piece missing) bottom of outer margins pp. 167 / 68,  6 advert. pp. at end, 'C' overlaps text p. 35; 'belongs' page clean; Schwartz Bks. (NY.) shaped indelible stamp on back p/down - clear of illus.;  2)  only v. sl. rubbing hd/ tail of spine, back inner hinge cracked, frontis. with paper abrasion down inside edge, title lightly foxed & slight elsewhere; Schwartz Books red label on back p/down.

Estimate £200 - £300
Sold For £180