Full Color Plates
|Publisher||THE REILLY & LEE CO.|
The Reilly & Lee Co., c1907. FIRST EDITION, perhaps first printing by R & L (only "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Land of Oz" mentioned on the title page - later printings listed numerous Oz titles.) 6 ½ x 9 Very good condition, tightly bound and clean without any markings, missing front preliminaries up to half title. Color frontispiece plus 40 other full page color illustrations including the double paged color index, all by the legendary Oz illustrator John R. Neill. Brown cloth with full cover color pastedown in excellent condition depicting sign on brick wall which states, "Ozma of Oz tells more about Dorothy and the scarecrow and the tin woodman, also about the new characters The Hungry Tiger, The Nome King, Tiktok and The Yellow Hen" in very good condition. A staggering 40 plus full page color illustrations and additional color highlighting of chapter headings etc. The most color plates of any original Oz publication, all attached and in remarkably good condition, plus many, many black and white illustrations. A fantastic collectible early Oz title. 270 pages.