The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People. L. Frank Baum, Frank Verbeck.

The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People.

Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1903. Pictorial Cover. 237 pp., 8vo.Cloth hardcover. Cloth soiled, worn at joints, edges, spine & corners sl. frayed; slight cocking but binding holding sturdy. Tinted pastedown cover illus. rubbed, two corners sl. chipped. Hinges cracked. Plain white endpapers sl. soiled, ink gift inscription to owner. Braunsworth imprint on copyright page is in non-serif capitals; page 50 numeral clear; caption on p. 121 slightly cut off (under illustration the hand-lettered word Wizard is missing part of last letter). Title page and interior have finger soil, closed tears as follows: p. 11, 1/2" bottom edge/p. 21-24 small chip bottom edge/pp. 45-6, 3" fore-edge/p. 77-8 1" top edge/141-2, 1/2" fore-edge/illus. facing p. 190 torn at spine 6". Elsewhere there are some soil spots, foxing, nicks & grubby finger-soil to pgs. 10 color illus. by Verbeck. Good. Item #6106

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