Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., [circa 1959]. Reprint. Octavo, original brown cloth lettered and decorated in black on spine panel. 270 pp. Illustrated throughout in black & white by John R. Neill. A near fine copy in a very good colour pictorial dust jacket which is lightly foxed, has some small stains and light wear & minor chipping at edges, and is somewhat split along the rear flap hinge, taped on verso; price corner clipped. A scarce book in dust jacket. Item #313165
¶ The third OZ Book, after 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and 'The Road to Oz', originally issued in 1907. A curious edition, bound in brown cloth with plain covers but in a decidedly silly mid-century dust jacket with modern cartoon-style artwork by Roland Roycraft. Dust jacket 's rear flap lists 38 OZ books up until Rachel Cosgrove's 'The Hidden Valley of Oz' (1951).
Price (USD): $75.00