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The Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum - Reprint - ca. 1972 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Scarecrow of Oz

by L. Frank Baum

Condition: New/new


Chicago: Rand McNally, ca. 1972. Reprint. Pictorial cover. New/new. John R. Neill. Near fine white binding softcover reprint circa 1972. Full color John R. Neill illustration pictorial front and back covers. $1.50 price on cover. Binding is sturdy and square. Profusely illustrated throughout in black and white drawings. No markings or nameplates. Bottom right corner bumped. Small bookstore label inside front cover. Some foxing to first and last page, text otherwise clean and bright. 288 pp. Octavo, 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

From the book:Seems to me, said Cap'n Bill, as he sat beside Trot under the big acacia tree, looking out over the blue ocean, "seems to me, Trot, as how the more we know, the more we find we don't know." "I can't quite make that out, Cap'n Bill," answered the little girl in a serious voice, after a moment's thought, during which her eyes followed those of the old sailor-man across the glassy surface of the sea. "Seems to me that all we learn is jus' so much gained."




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