Glinda, the good Sorceress of Oz, sat in the grand court of her palace, surrounded by her maids of honor-a hundred of the most beautiful girls of the Fairyland of Oz. The palace court was built of rare marbles, exquisitely polished. Fountains tinkled musically here and there; the vast colonnade, open to the south, allowed the maidens, as they ...
Glinda, the good Sorceress of Oz, sat in the grand court of her palace, surrounded by her maids of honor-a hundred of the most beautiful girls of the Fairyland of Oz. The palace court was built of rare marbles, exquisitely polished. Fountains tinkled musically here and there; the vast colonnade, open to the south, allowed the maidens, as they raised their heads from their embroideries, to gaze upon a vista of rose-hued fields and groves of trees bearing fruits or laden with sweet-scented flowers. At times one of the girls would start a song, the others joining in the chorus, or one would rise and dance, gracefully swaying to the music of a harp played by a companion. And then Glinda smiled, glad to see her maids mixing play with work.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Blue cloth with black print on spine and black and white illustrated end pages. DJ shows original Neill ILL. W/ Dick Martin ILL on lower right side off front panel of this new jacket issue. Copyright date shows original 1920 date however this new issues was published circa 1960. Book is very good+ free of former owner writing or bookplates. The very good price clipped dust jacket has 3.50 and a couple of other markings in pencil on upper front flap. The attractive mostly pink, white and red jacket is very good with moderate wear mostly to spine ends and modest general shelf rub. Jacket will arrive in a fresh mylar cover.; 8vo; 279 pages.
John R. Neill. Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 1940s or 1950s reissue. Some faint shelfwear to the lower edges of the boards and the spine. Previous owner's name and date to the 'The Book Belongs To' page. Dustjacket has some light wear at the outer extremities.
Illustrated by John R. Neill. Very Good-with no dust jacket. Color Illustrations; 4to 11"-13" tall; 279 pages; Original tan cloth; externally stained, text block's edges darkened, with pencil name to lower edge. Pencil names to ownership page and upper portion of ffep. Hinges cracked. Tiny nick to edge of plate facing p44. Tan boards. 12 color plates. 1st printing (13 titles listed on preliminary ads leaf). Hanff XIV. 'Reilly' on spine in bold. Early part of press run as type on p150 is still quite readable even if not perfectly bold. Bienvenue-81.; 0.
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