The Road To Oz by L. Frank Baum – first edition


First Edition, First Printing

Published by Reilly & Britton, Chicago 1909

The Road To Oz by L. Frank Baum

A first edition of The Road to Oz in very good condition. One of thirteen sequels to The Wizard of Oz written by the American author.

Original illustrated cloth boards with embossed illustrations in red, orange and green. The colours of the covers are very good. The spine is rubbed and the edges are worn and frayed. Illustrated end papers and coloured pages within the book. Illustrated throughout with black and white images. 2″ tear on page 121 and a 1″ tear on the frontis illustration page. The hinges are frail at the front of the book and the front free pages are beginning to come loose by 3″. Rear free page is loose for 2″. The book holds together well and is a charming find. 7 x 9 1/2″.  261 pp with 2 pages of advertisments.