DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill. L. Frank Baum.
DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill
DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill
DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill
DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill
DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill

DOROTHY and the WIZARD in OZ; By L. Frank Baum / Illustrated by John R. Neill

New York: Books of Wonder / William R. Morrow & Co., Inc., 1990. John R. Neill. Facsimile Reprint Edition. Pictorial cloth. Small quarto or tall 8vo (9 1/4" x 7"), light blue cloth with yellow title on spine with inlaid glossy picture of Dorothy holding her cat and meeting the Wizard covered with 9 piglets-- repeated as the cover art on the dust jacket (unclipped) protected with archival clear plastic, illustrated with 16 full-color, full-page plates reproducing watercolors by John R. Neill and many in-text B&W drawings, Afterword by Peter Glassman, yellow pictorial endpapers, 262 pages + [2] Ad for Books of Wonder Series. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #4624
ISBN: LOC90591

Facsimile edition of this 4th Land of Oz' series volume first published in 1908. This appealing and colorful FACSIMILE was published in 1990. This was one of the two Oz books illustrated by Neill with full-page watercolors (the other being The Emerald City of Oz {1910}.) See also Hanff, Greene, Martin, Greene, and Haff, Bibliographia OZiana, pp.53-57.

L. F. Baum (1856 – 1919) was an American author chiefly famous for his children's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels. He wrote a total of 14 novels in the Oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, and many scripts.

SUPERIOR CONDITION internally & externally with a brilliant and colorful dust jacket and lovely illustrations (many in full color). Four pages (pp.178ff.) have been imperfectly folded on their lower corners during printing and have been straightened leaving folds.

Price: $35.00

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