1946 · Chicago
by Snow, Jack [author]; Baum, L. Frank [original series author]; Kramer, Frank [illustrator]
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co, 1946. First Edition, First State. large 8vo., 309 pp., VG; olive green cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with purple and red lettering; bumping/chipping/slight fraying to head and tail of spine, fading/wear to spine (lettering clear and legible); bumping to corners of boards; boards shaken/slightly cocked, starting hinge, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; slight wear to edges of cover art affixed to front board; boards protected by plastic wrapper; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to margins of interior (text legible, illustrations clear); inscribed by previous owner in pencil to recto of first page within "This Book Belongs to" illustration; pub. 1946 stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; First Edition, First State, with green and white pictorial endpapers, 16 pp. gatherings; black and white frontispiece; shelved Front Case. 1286888. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1286888)