Denslow, W. W. Very Good. No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11" 354 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & front cover, color illustrated endpaper maps, glossy yel-green dj w/black-green lettering, dj several small tears along top & bottom edges. The book is an extensive study of L. Frank Baum and his Land of Oz. The author discusses Baum's life, this tale's relation to the European tradition, the obscure contemporary references in the book, the sources of the characters, and the meaning of the word "Oz. " Contains color text illustrations of Denslow drawings. some foxing on the fore edge.
Near Fine in Good jacket. Illustrator W.W. Denslow. Near Fine in Good Dust Jacket. Pages clean and bright, binding tight. Illustrated front. Coners of Cover lightly worn. Many illustrations in blue monotone.
Illus. brown/white/read Richard Rosenblum. Good/Fair. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Originally published in the magazine THE DELINEATOR, in 1904, and printed in book form only once in anthology of Christmas Tales in 1915. This edition newly illus. by Richard Rosenblum. Scarce. Ex. library copy. Tape on inside covers, reinforced binding, rear endpaper missing, and pocket in rear. Contents mostly clean and nice. DJ worn/taped around spine with small edge pieces missing, and larger piece gone lower edge near spine. Still, mostly nice copy of rather obscure title.
Santore, Charles. As New. As New DJ. 9 x 12. 1ST PRT of this delightful picture book illus by Charles Santore. Takes the reader on the fantastical, fairytale journey of St. Nick being raised by woodland fairies, flying reindeer, etc. Adapted from Baum's 1902 magical tale.
Octavo, illustrations by Dick Martin, pictorial wrappers. First edition. First printing with "First edition" on copyright page. Collects nine stories, first published in nine consecutive issues--January through September 1905--of THE DELINEATOR with introduction by Russell P. MacFall. A fine copy. (#147437)
Very Good. 1st edition/1st printing, thus. INCLUDES the green glasses, tucked into a pocket affixed to inside back cover, under jacket flap. Never removed/used. Text is pristine, binding tight. Very light bump to bottom cover corners and bottom of spine. Jacket has a small wrinkle on each side of bottom of spine and very light surface wear; looks very good overall. No tears. Books, box sets, and items other than standard jewel case CDs and DVDs that sell for $7 or more ship bubble wrapped and boxed; under $7 in a bubble mailer. Expedited and international orders may ship in a flat rate envelope rather than a box due to cost constraints. All US-addressed items ship with complimentary delivery confirmation.
Fine Very Good jacket. First Edition. 1st edition, 1st printing, 1982. Jacket price unclipped. Jacket in Very Good condition. No markings throughout. Like New. Family owned since 1989. Selling online since 1995. Exceptional shopping experience, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!
John R. Neill. Good to Very Good. No Dust Jacket. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" Tall. 62+2 pp. Original green pictorial covers, moderately soiled and rubbed. Light wear to extremities. Previous owner's name on front paste-down. Illust. w/ color and b/w drawings. Contents nice.
John R. Neill (Illustrator) Near Fine. No Jacket. No publication date. Text/Clean, stong, and Near New. Illustrated (color paste-on) gray cloth board/NF w/light edge rubs; black lettering w/rabbit illustration on backstrap, DJ/None. Text edges/dyed red; endpapers illustrated (Dorothy and Ozma of Oz). Illustrator John R. Neill's name appears as Jno R. Neill on cover. First published 1910 w/color plates; this a post 1935 issue w/illustrations in black-and-white. Adventure launched by the wicked Nome King's decision ". to destroy the Land of Oz and its magnificent Emerald City, to enslave Princess Ozma and little Dorothy as well as all the people of Oz people, and recover his Magic Belt". 296 pages filled with excitment and illustrations.
Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 8vo. 1930764146. A beautiful First Edition/First Printing in unread Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; This wonderful collection of Baum's short stories range from his obscure magazine stories to Mother Goose in prose and includes the original art as well as newly produced art just for this book.
Illustrated by Michael Hague. VG/NONE. 0805064303. Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9"-11" tall; 220 pages; Slightly bumped corners; Decorative endpapers. Glossy paper. Illustrator's note and short biographical sketch of author at end of book. Offered By: Member of FABA (Fl Antiquarian Booksellers' Assoc)
First Edition, first printing with full number line in fine / like new condition. Excellent condition inside and out. No damage to the book. All items guaranteed, and a portion of each sale supports social programs in Los Angeles. Ships from CA.
W. W. Denslow. Near Fine in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First edition. Near fine in good jacket. Light blue jacket has minor soil, spine is slightly darkened, two small edge tears, one small chip at top back near spine.
Neill, John R. Very Good- No Jacket. Blue boards with pictorial pastedown on front cover, black and white illustrated endpapers, black and white illustrations, front and rear hinges starting to split, wear to cloth at top and bottom of spine, some wrinkling to top of pastedown, 312 pages.
Good in Good jacket. Hardcover. 384 pages, b&w and color illustrations throughout, illustrated end papers. Light edge wear to dust jacket, sticker residue on front. Foxing to top and fore-edge. Else pages clean and tight.
John R. Neill. VG- First edition. 287 pp. illustrated with black and white illustrations. The volume is the sequel to The Wizard of Oz. Green boards with pictorial cover and black title and design on spine. Some unraveling on top/bottom of sp ine and minor rubbing on corners. Scarce title.
William Morrow, 1998. 318 pages. Hardcover First Edition of Books of Wonder edition. Includes color reproductions of original illustrations. Illustrated by John R. Neill. Afterword by Peter Glassman. Fine with Fine dustjacket in protective mylar. ISBN: 0688147208.
Richard Rosenblum. Good+ No Dj. Small 4to A rare Christmas tale by the creator of OZ, which first appeared in the December 1904 edition of a women's magazine called "The Delineator." Previous to this adorably-illustrated edition with amusing red-highlighted b&w linedrawings, the story appeared just one other time, in an obscure 1915 anthology of holiday stories. This copy has a couple of library markings, one blacked out with marking pen, card pockets were removed and spine tags are somewhat present. Cover corners are rubbed and pages are very good with signs of turnings. Still, a great edition; OUT OF PRINT.
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