NEILL, JOHN R.. (BAUM,L.FRANK). THE ROYAL BOOK OF OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1921). 8vo, light gray cloth, pictorial paste-on, MINT IN DUST WRAPPER (dw ads through this title, price clipped, few tiny margin mends else fine). 1st edition, 1st state (with misprint on plate p. 255). Illustrated by JOHN R. NEILL with 12 color plates (coated both sides) plus pictorial enapapers and black & whites in text. Although only Baum's name appears in the book this is the FIRST OZ TITLE BY THOMPSON. This is a magnificent copy of the 15th Oz title, rare in such amazing condition. H/G XV.
(Inventory #: 33218)
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