The Visitors From Oz: Being a True and Faithful Account of the Adventures of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, Professor Wogglebug and Jack Pumpkinhead in the Little-Known and Unexplored United States of America
Martin, Dick. Very Good in Good jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11" 95 pp, green cloth covered boards w/ illustrations on the front & back in full color, blank pastedowns, printed throughout book w/double-page spread of color pictures followed by double-page spread of black-and-white pictures. dj green w/illustrations in color on front & back panels. This volume is loosely based on eleven of the episodes of Baum's newspaper series "Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz" (1904-1905). Jean Kellogg's adaption of the original stories does not preserve much of Baum's language. Hanff-80. slight wear on top & bottom of spine, prev owner wrote on front pastedown, dj price-clipped, dj rubbed.
VG+ Size: 8vo-over 7 3/4"-9 3/4" tall; Blue boards with pastedown pictorial cover. Spine decoration of Handy Mandy. A true first according to Hanff and Greene. Only very slight tanning to spine. A beautiful copy with clean interiors and eye-popping colours. All DJs are archival mylar protected. Selling books since 1980 and online since 1999.
Illustrated by John R. Neill. Very Good with no dust jacket. Navy blue boards, color pastedown on cover with picture of Dorothy, Lion, Scarecrow and Tin Man, black and white illustrations throughout, dedicated to, "My First Grandson, Joslyn Stanton Baum. Previous owner's signature on ffep and lightly on front cover, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD. B&W Drawings. 8vo 8"-9" tall. 261 pp.
Neill, John R. COLOR Ilust(16+ Good Cond, inner hinges repaired. Solid copy. 6x9" Dec Clothbound 340+ps. ENDPAPERS HAVE COLORFUL ILUST SHOWING SCARCROW ON LION, TINMAN ON TIGER. End Of Book Has 5 Other Titles(1 Page Each) In Series Advert Synopsis...Cover art shows swinging doll with red & yellow patches. Title in Red & Black...all on dark blue original cloth. Spine his small boxy dog ilust. Back cover has several small white milk stains, else clean covers...inner back cover shows "good" rebinding (cloth mull replaced) (glue NOT poured down spine) NO tape....COLOR Matte ilust frontis. Each chapter has color ilust partial page sized. Book also has full & partial page B&W Line Drawings...HAS-AT LEAST-16 FULL PAGE COLOR ILUST..3 ARE DOUBLE PAGE ILUST. Page 35 Red C not overlapping any text...(page 124 3"margin tear)
Good- Later printing (circa 1925? ) of the first edition, with 39 color plates, color chapter headings and other textual illustrations and elaborations. Light green cloth with paste down pictorial as in previous image, with lion crawling through letters O & Z, with the characters gathered around a secondary title billboard. Spine is evenly sunned, lettering still very clear. Small plain sticker at heel above publisher's name. And some edge discoloration, minor water stain to edges of pictorial boards. Hinges starting. A good minus copy full of charm and color. Hinges starting but sound.
John R. Neill. Very Good in Fair jacket. "The Tin Woodman of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. Illustrated by John R. Neill. First edition, later printing with its original dust jacket. Published by The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago. Copyright states the original first printing of 1918, but the latest publication on the flap is "Scalawagons of Oz" which was printed in 1941, dating this copy from around that time. 7" x 9 1/4", 288 pp. The dust jacket is in fair to good condition. Large chips missing at the bottom of the front panel and both top and bottom of the spine. The publisher's name is missing and as are parts of the title on the spine. The title on the spine has tears and is held together by the jacket cover. The "Woodman" in the title on the back panel is missing the "N". A large crease extends all the way down the back panel. Small tears and creases at the flap folds. The original price of $1.75 is present on the front flap. The book is in very good plus to near fine condition. The brown cloth boards are very well preserved with bumped corners. The colorful illustration on the front board is bright and vibrant. The contents are clean and fresh with clear illustrations and sound binding. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory # (D3-18)
Good+ with no dust jacket. First Edition. First (Green) binding. With the text error on page 35 where CHAP THREE is not centered under the patchwork girl, but instead is offset into the text column to the left. A dinged up, but complete copy. All 22 full page illustrations present. Front and rear hinges cracked. General wear to the cover. Lots of dog-earing to the pages, finger smudges etc etc. Was read a lot by kids, though they didn't write or color in it! A solid enogh example. Probably Good +. No jacket.
Octavo; 317 pp. Original blue cloth with pictorial front board. Illustrated with four black-and-white plates. Very good; some rubbing to spine ends; small closed tear to half-title page; occasional soiling to text; previous owner's neat gift inscription on front endpaper. Shelved in Case #2. Dupont.
W.W. Denslow. Good Plus. No Jacket. The true first edition was illustrated in gilt boards. This second printing has faded red boards with pastedown illustration of a clown on the front panel, with scuffing on front panel, obliterating part of illustrator's name and part of the word "Dot". Book is missing first free endpaper, but contents are otherwise clean and unmarked and profusely illustrated with many black and green whimsical drawings. There is a repaired tear at the top of the spine. A perfectly decent vintage copy of this uncommon title.
Seymour, Ralph. F., Morgan, Ike, Kennedy, Harry, Hall, N.P. Fair. No dust jacket. shelf wear, age yellowing, and previous owner's name and address inside the covers many times over. Heavily illustrated early copy, all the pages have borders but they are not numbered
VG. First edition, 2nd printing bound in green cloth & with color pictoria l pastedown on the front board. 16 color plates by John R. Neill & b&w drawings. A VG copy, Spine is rubbed and faded, small frays at the sp ine tips and corners. Inside has a small bit of green crayon on the fr ont endpaper, fly and 1/2 title page else clean and unmarked through-o ut. Decent copy.
Good. First edition. 8vo in color illustrated paper-covered boards. Color frontispiece and with black and white full and partial-page drawings in the text by John R. Neill. Six titles listed on verso of ownership page. Good, hinges firs, rubbing and soiling to the paper-covered boards and some loss at the head and foot of spine. Some fingering in the margins of the text and short closed tear top margin of title page.
Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap. 8 vo; rectangular format; bright yellow boards with green oval containing "OZ"; green spine lettering; inside boards & endpapers have brightly colored maps of the countries near to the Land of Oz and a map of the Marvelous Land of Oz drawn by Prof. Wogglebug T.E.; 384 pp; includes Introduction; facsimile of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz; 23 full page plates of the original illust. by Denslow; bibliography, checklist of Baum's writing & index. A real treasure for the collector of Baum's work.
W. W. Denslow. VG+ No Dustjacket. Hardcover. 9.25" Tall. Published originally under the title: The wonderful wizard of Oz. On cover: The story book with characters that come out and walk. Instructions for assembling: p. 209-. The 'Waddle' figures themselves are NOT present, having 'waddled off'. [Originally, the book contained an envelope with the runway on which the waddle characters walk and a smaller one with the brass pieces used in putting figures together]. 4 p. l., 210  p. illus. (part col. ) col. plates. 23 cm. Bound in green cloth with Publisher's imprint at the foot of the spine. Interior is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Color is almost fresh. Text block is tight and square. Paper covering the hinges shows signs of cracking but has in no way loosened and both front and back is tight. Green cloth shows wear only at the tips and this is very minor. Color illustration pasted to the front boards is very bright and cleamn and has survived extremely well. Green cloth on the rear boards is very clean and very briht. Scans available. Weight, 675g.
Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall First edition, good to very good condtiion, but with the frontis plate absent. Green pictorial cloth printed in black and red, plain endpapers, 15 (of 16) plates printed in three colors, many additional illustrations throughout the text tinted with pastel colors-pink, green, yellow-and terra-cotta on pages 171 through 236. Covers rubbed with some minor fraying to the corners and spine ends, some shelf foil, front hinge internally cracked but secure, text block sound but no longer tight, pages clean with a few minor instances of finger soil to the margins, four inch closed vertical tear to next-to-last text page, name and 1905 date on half-title.
John R. Neill. Good. No Jacket. Hardcover. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. FIRST EDITION, later issue. This book lists Glinda of Oz in the adverst (after 1920 but before 1932). gift-giver inscription on first page; browning pages; illustrations; tight binding intact; colored illustrated front cover; rubbed top/bottom and corners; blue cloth with pictorial paste on cover 272pp. 7X9" Minor rubbing on cover. No Dust Jacket. Overall in GOOD condition.
Neill, John R. (illustrator); Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" First edition / early printing, ads go to "The Tin Woodman of Oz" circa 1918. Good, no dust jacket, slight wear at top & bottom of spine & corners, light wear to cover illustration, rear inner hinge is cracked but solid, ownership page with name in pencil. Illustrated with 12 color plates and numerous b&w plates by John R. Neill. 17 x 23. hard cover. 315pp.
Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. Sm. 4to., 315pp., blue cloth, front pastedown illustration, illustrated endpapers. Illustrations in color and b&w by John R. Neill. Color frontis loose, laid in. Front hinge weak. Front pastedown lightly rubbed, rear board moderately soiled, lower corners worn. Spine moderately soiled, worn at extremities. Pencil marks on outer and lower edges. Bookplate poorly erased and abraded with uneven loss of paper. Dust jacket missing.
Like New. Condition: Near Fine; "First edition, second state. No waddles. Small 4to, 210 pgs. Full bound light green cloth with bright poctorial paper label on front board, black stamped title and lion's head on spine. No publisher's imprint at foot of spine. Very minimal fraying to cloth at tail of spine, dust soil at head of text block. Overall clean, crisp and solid."
Tall 8vo. 314,  pp. Colour frontisp., black & white text illustrations, plates. Bright yellow cloth, colour plate mounted front cover, illustrated endpapers (slight shelfwear), NF copy. First edition, later printing, with 1 colour plate and without A Borderland of Oz Story on the front panel. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 229.
Very Good. Third state of first edition, circa 1920. 265 pp., 12 colour plates, many line drawings, illustrated eps, 4to, olive green cloth with colour paste-down label. Titles listed to Glinda of Oz. Plates have no captions and are uncoated to rear. Very fresh front label with minimal wear. No owner's name, no tears to text. Cloth has light wear to tips, just minor soiling, slight fading to spine as usual. Rear hinge intact, front hinge starting but holding. Overall a very attractive VG-copy. Scan available.
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