1935 1-ED THE WISHING HORSE OF OZ R THOMPSON/FRANK BAUM

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  • Sold Date: Apr 07, 2011
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"THE WISHING HORSE OF OZ"

~THIS IS A FIRST EDITION 1935 BY RUTH PLUMLY THOMPSON FOUNDED ON AND CONTINUING THE FAMOUS OZ STORIES BY L. FRANK BAUM ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN R. NEILL~ PUBLISHED BY REILLY & LEE.

DISCRIPTION : 1ST EDITION 297 PAGES WITH 12 COLOR PLATES BY JOHN R. NEILL~THIS WAS THE LAST OZ BOOK TO BE ISSUED WITH COLOR PLATES AND ALL SUBSEQUENT PRINTINGS OF THIS BOOK DID NOT CONTAIN PLATES~ MEASURES 9" LONG X 6 1/2" WIDE BY 1 5/8" THICK ~ MEDIUM BLUE CLOTH OVER HARD COVER WITH PICTORIAL COVER LABEL.

CONDITION : AS YOU CAN SEE BY THE PHOTO'S THE OUTSIDE COVER IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. THE ONLY MINOR FLAW IS THE BINDING IS SLIGHTLY LOOSE ON THE FIRST PAGE-SOME OF THE THREADS FROM THE BINDING ARE VISABLE AT THE CREASE BETWEEN THE HARD COVER & THE VERY 1ST D PAGE, OTHER THAN THAT THE SPINE IS SOLID AND BARELY SHOWS ANY WEAR AT ALL~VERY WELL TAKEN CARE OF! WRITTEN VERY NEATLY ON THE 'BOOK BELONG TO' PAGE HAS THE PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME AND THE GRANDMA'S NAME THAT HAD PRESENTED THE BOOK TO HER, IT IS ALSO DATED MARCH 2, 1938. NO OTHER WRITTING ON ANY OF THE PAGES THERE AFTER-ALL PAGES ARE CLEAN, CRISP, & IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, INCLUDING THE 12 FABULOUS COLOR PLATES, SOME OF THE COLOR PLATES CAN BE SEEN IN PHOTO'S #6 THRU #9 . *(I ALSO INCLUDED PHOTO'S OF THE OUTSIDE (ALL ANGLES) AND OF SOME OF THE
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