The wonderful Wizard of Oz / by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow.

Other records:
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.
Standardized Title:
Wizard of Oz
Chicago ; New York : George M. Hill Company, 1900, c1899.
259, [3] p., [24] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile literature.
Wizards -- Juvenile literature.
Juvenile literature -- 1900.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Chicago.
United States New York (State) New York.
First edition, second state.
Text in Blanck’s state Z (Greene & Hanff's second state): publisher's name ("GEORGE M. HILL CO.") stamped in red at foot of spine in a serif font with the "o" of "Co." within the "C" (Martin's variant 4); advertisements on p. [2] without border (Green & Hanff's variant C); colophon on back pastedown without border or ornament and printed in 13 lines in black only; broken type in last lines of p. 100 and 186. Title leaf in Blanck's state D: "With the copyright notice press-printed from type ... with the capital R ... having tails that are on a line with the rest of the printing." Plates in Greene & Hanff's second state: "The color plates are the same as those of the first state except that the dark-blue blots have been removed from the moon on the plate facing page 34 and the red shading on the horizon has been removed from the plate facing page 92."
"Pictorial self-endpapers; the front paste-down endpaper is in black and gray, the back paste-down endpaper is black and red. The pages facing the pastedowns are blank."--Greene & Hanff.
"The engravings were made by the Illinois Engraving Company, the paper was supplied by the Dwight Brothers Paper Company, and Messrs. A.R. Barnes & Company printed the book for the publishers, the George M. Hill Company, completing it on the fifteenth day of May, in the year nineteen hundred"--Colophon.
Introduction dated April 1900.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Barbara S. Koelle.
Penn Libraries copy has autograph of Sarah Storer in blue ink on p. [1].
Penn Libraries copy bound as issued in publisher's green cloth stamped in red and green; title, author's and illustrator's names on left board above illustration of the Cowardly Lion; title on right board with illustrations of the Tin Woodman, Dorothy and the Scarecrow in a diagonal row with a small shining jewel beside them; title, Denslow's sea-horse, author's surname on spine above and publisher's name beneath an illustration of Toto on spine. Cf. Blanck p. 111-112.
Penn Libraries copy without dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Koelle, Barbara S. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 111-113
Greene & Hanff. Bibliographia Oziana, p. 25-27
Martin, D. 1st ed. of The wonderful wizard. (ABC, 13.4 (1962): 26-31), p. 26
Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915.
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