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The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum - Hardcover - Fascimile, 2nd priting - 1991 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Road to Oz

by L. Frank Baum

Condition: New/new


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.

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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