FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK. L. Frank Baum . Wm. W. Denslow, verse.
FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK
FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK
FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK
FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK
FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK

FATHER GOOSE: HIS BOOK

Chicago: Geo. M. Hill, 1899. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Third edition (15,000 imprinted Nov 1899) after the second (10,000 Oct 1899) and first edition (5700 Sept 25 1899). Baum's early book and wind-up to the famous Oz series, illustrated by Denslow whose art followed down Baum's yellow brick road to publishing renown. Covers front and rear obviously stained and soiled, edges and corners worn, red cloth spine, too, with tears and loss. Internals fare much better, just a few smudges here and there, faint evidence of damp stain rear signatures. Binding firm. With bookseller stamp of The Harlem Bookbindery 13 E. 125th St, New York City on the front pastedown. Merry Christmas inscription from Papa to son dated Dec 25, 1899 on the ffe. Hard-to-find in any condition. Good-. Item #012051

Price: $750.00