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The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum - Hardcover - Fascimile, 2nd priting - 1991 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA (SKU: 769)

The Road to Oz

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The Road to Oz

by L. Frank Baum

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ISBN 10
0688099971
ISBN 13
9780688099978
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New York: Harper Collins / Books of Wonder, 1991. Fascimile, 2nd priting. Pictorial cover. New/new. John R. Neil. A brand new, second printing fascimile of the 1909 edition in a new dust jacket. Green cloth pictorial boards. Black, white, and red endpapers by John R. Neill, and illustrated throughout by him in black and white on colored paper. Represents some of Neill's finest Oz drawings. Each section of the book is printed on a differently colored paper, as was the original. Laid in is a brochure for the Wizard of Oz Museum in fine condition. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 267 [2] pp. Octavo, 6 x 10 inches tall. The Road to Oz: In Which Is Related How Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter Met on an Enchanted Road and Followed it All the Way to the Marvelous Land of Oz. is the fifth of L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz books. It was originally published on July 10, 1909 and documents the adventures of Dorothy Gale's fourth visit to the Land of Oz.

Synopsis

The fourth installment of the Oz adventures. When the Shaggy Man asks Dorothy the way to Butterfield, Kansas, she's glad to help him. But she soon finds that not only are they lost--they are in the land of OZ. Together they travel to the Emerald City, wher the Princess Ozma has the power to send them home once again.Book 5 of L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in whcih Dorothy and the Shaggy Man inexplicably find themselves in Oz, where they meet Polychrome, the abandoned daughter of the Rainbow, and a host of others on their way to Ozma's lavish birthday party.

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
769
Title
The Road to Oz
Author
L. Frank Baum
Illustrator
John R. Neil
Format/binding
Pictorial cover
Book condition
New New
Jacket condition
new
Quantity available
1
Edition
Fascimile, 2nd priting
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0688099971
ISBN 13
9780688099978
Publisher
Harper Collins / Books of Wonder
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1991
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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Member, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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