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Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Geo M. Hill, 1st edition, 1st state. A binding.
Geo Hill Publisher. Wonderful Wizard of OZ. 1st edition, 1st state. 1st edition / 1st state. 24 color plates. All Points for the 1st state from Oziana. Binding A. Rare, probably around 20 copies or less survived due to pre publication. This copy inscribed in May of 1900. Additional info coming later.

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Geo M. Hill, 1st edition, 1st state. B binding
Geo Hill Publisher. Wonderful Wizard of OZ. 1st edition, 1st state. 1st edition / 1st state. 24 color plates. All Points for the 1st state from Oziana. Binding B. Earliest copy of the 1st state with no copyright date on the back of the title page. Out of 10,000 copies of 1st state published, this is the copy is probably from the 1st 3000 press run.

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz Geo M. Hill, 1st edition, 2nd state. SOLD 6/30/2010
1st edition, 2nd state. Complete with 24 color plates. Very Good condition.

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz Geo M. Hill, 1st edition, 2nd state. Sold 11/5/2011
1st edition, 2nd state. Complete with 24 color plates. Very Good condition.

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Emerald City of Oz. 1st edition, 1st state in 1st dust jacket ~ 1910
1st edition, 1st state by Reilly & Britton. Complete with 16 color plates. Rare in original dust jacket. Condition: Near Fine.. Original 1st edition dust jacket. 1st edition Baum books in Reilly & Britton dust jacket usually increase value of the books around 10 times. ( see my newsletter article about effect of dust jackets in Oz books. Similar book in dust jacket sold in 2004 for $9750,and as recently as February 2015 at pba for $15,600. ( http://www.pbagalleries.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/354/lot/108843/?url=%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F354%3Fcat%3D35).

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz Geo M. Hill, 1st edition
1st edition, 2nd state. Complete with 24 color plates. Very Good condition.

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Original Manuscript for Merry go around with correspondence. ~ 1963
McGRAW, Eloise Jarvis (1915-2000) and Lauren McGraw Wagner. Merry Go Round in Oz.Lauren McGraw Wagner went back to her maiden name of Lauren Lynn McGraw, but is now an acclaimed painter under the name of Inanna McGraw. Bound typed manuscript with numerous corrections in pencil with two pencil two studies (on three sheets) by Dick Martin tipped in and TLS laid in from the author to Fred M. Meyer, April 26, 1979 . 194 ff. Folio (285 x 220 mm). Dark red boards with gilt-lettered spine. Condition: minor soiling to spine edges, endpapers offset. Provenance: gift from Eloise Jarvis McGraw to Fred M. Meyer. original manuscript for the fortieth oz book with two sketches. Parts of the typescript for Merry Go Round in Oz (Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1963) are heavily annotated with many sections crossed out. The Martin sketches are for the endpapers and an omitted heading for Chapter 17. Meyer also bound in Xeroxes of correspondence of McGraw with Martin and Meyer (June 12, 1963 to March 15, 1967) and Xeroxes of sketches for four abandoned illustration. At Meyer's urging, the McGraws wrote another Oz Book The Forbidden Fountain of Oz that The International Wizard of Oz Club published in 1980. [With:] The Ozmapolitan. [Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1963]. 4 pp. 280 x 222 mm. Condition: edges slightly offset. Provenance: Fred M. Meyer Collection. The Merry Go Round in Oz issue created by Dick Martin, advertising the latest Oz Book.

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Original painting of Land of Oz by Michael Herring
The painting is on white board (foamcore board) and measures
approximately 20" x 30". It is painted with oils. The board edges are
secured with black tape (by the artist) and the painting is matted and
framed (also by the artist) to measure a total of 22" x 32". It is the
first depiction of the mechanical dragons. The only other published
image of the dragons is from the Japanese Hayakawa edition.

This was published as the cover for the book THE LAND OF OZ
from Del Rey/Ballantine publishing.

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz Geo M. Hill, 1st edition, 2nd state. Sold 7/20/2011
1st edition, 2nd state. Complete with 24 color plates. Very Good condition.

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Geo M. Hill, 1st edition
1st edition, 2nd state. Complete with 24 color plates. Plate opposite of page 34 is 1st state with 2 dots on the moon. Very Good condition.

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Original painting of Lost Princess of Oz by Michael Herring
The painting is on white board (foamcore board) and measures
approximately 20" x 30". It is painted with oils. The board edges are
secured with black tape (by the artist) and the painting is matted and
framed (also by the artist) to measure a total of 22" x 32". It is the
first depiction of the mechanical dragons. The only other published
image of the dragons is from the Japanese Hayakawa edition.

This was published as the cover for the book THE LOST PRINCESS OF OZ
from Del Rey/Ballantine publishing.

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Geo M. Hill, 1st edition, 1st state. B binding
Geo Hill Publisher. Wonderful Wizard of OZ. 1st edition, 1st state. 1st edition / 1st state. 24 color plates. All Points for the 1st state from Oziana. Binding B. Earliest copy of the 1st state with no copyright date on the back of the title page. Out of 10,000 copies of 1st state published, this is the copy is probably from the 1st 3000 press run.

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