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Ruth Plumly Thompson

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Ruth Plumly Thompson

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The Book Collector's Guide to L. Frank Baum and Oz, Bienvenue, Paul R., with Robert E. Schmidt; Foreword by Robert A. Baum
1 Bienvenue, Paul R., with Robert E. Schmidt; Foreword by Robert A. Baum The Book Collector's Guide to L. Frank Baum and Oz
El Segundo, CA March Hare Books 2009 0615247253 / 978-0615247250 First edition, first printing Clothbound hardcover New New 
THIS DEFINITIVE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE examines all of Baumís published book-length works with unprecedented simplicity and clarity. Also included are the Oz books of his five "official" successors, plus other important related volumes, covering over 150 titles in toto! Color plate locations, changes in advertisements, and other tell-tale points are covered for all major printings, not just first editions; many variants are described for the first time anywhere. Essays introduce each book, discussing its history and including such supporting information as excerpts from Baumís letters, contemporary critical reviews, and original advertising and related ephemera. Historical photographs of the major participants, rare artifacts, and original artwork are included to help place the books in the context of their times. 408 pages; over 420 photographs, illustrations, and diagrams, including nearly 350 photographs in full color. Highest quality binding and manufacture: art-book grade coated paper; linen-covered boards and round-backed spine stamped in gilt, reinforced sewing for extra strength; full-color, French-fold dust jacket on laminated stock. FOREWORD BY ROBERT A. BAUM. Praise from Peter E. Hanff, coauthor of Bibliographia Oziana, and Michael O. Riley, author of Oz and Beyond: The Fantasy World of L. Frank Baum. IDEAL FOR COLLECTORS, DEALERS, AND CATALOGUERS! 
Price: 56.50 USD
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The Scalawagons of Oz, Neill, John R. (L. Frank Baum)
2 Neill, John R. (L. Frank Baum) The Scalawagons of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1941 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good + Very Good + 
First printing in scarce first state dust jacket. Condition: A very good + or better copy (in the very uncommon green cloth) with only minor soiling and rubbing; the dust jacket (listing to "Scallywagons" as called for) is also very good + or better, with moderate spine fade and very minor edge wear. A beautiful copy! 
Price: 375.00 USD
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Kabumpo in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly
3 Thompson, Ruth Plumly Kabumpo in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1922 Hard Cover Very Near Fine Very Good 
Early printing (dust jacket advertisements through "Magical Mimics in Oz", ca. 1946). B/W illustrations by John R. Neill. A very near fine copy, with an absolutely brilliant color cover label; PO's info written in pen and stamped on ownership leaf. The scarce DUST JACKET is very good, with some very light chipping to the spine ends and a 1 1/2" triangular chip to the bottom of the front panel. A beautiful copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Handy Mandy in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator)
4 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator) Handy Mandy in Oz
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. 1937 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good 
First printing, with 16 pp. gatherings as called for in Hanff/Greene. Near Very Good, with some binding soil, spine lettering beginning to fade, small number "31" penned neatly to rear top corner, rear hinge starting. Front color label is very bright! One of the most sought-after Thompson Oz titles. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Handy Mandy in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator)
5 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator) Handy Mandy in Oz
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. 1937 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good 
First printing, with 16 pp. gatherings as called for in Hanff/Greene. A Very Good copy, with some binding soil and modest rubbing to the front cover label, PO's vintage gift inscription on the FFEP, rear inner hinge cracked. One of the most sought-after Thompson Oz titles. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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The Wishing Horse of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator)
6 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator) The Wishing Horse of Oz
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. 1935 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Good + 
First printing in scarce FIRST STATE DUST JACKET listing through this title as called for. 12 full color plates. Condition: a Very good + copy, with some spotting to the spine and minor interior soiling; the dust jacket is good + or better with moderate edge wear and creasing but with very little loss to chipping. 
Price: 675.00 USD
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The Wishing Horse of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator)
7 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator) The Wishing Horse of Oz
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. 1935 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good 
First printing, with 12 full color plates. Condition: Near very good, with a fine vertical crease to the front board, and some light soiling to the cover label. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Captain Salt in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
8 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum Captain Salt in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1936 First Edition Decorative Cloth Good + 
First printing, bound in 16 pp. gatherings as called for. Condition: A good + copy with neatly mended inner hinges and a small chip missing from the front cover label. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Kabumpo in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
9 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum Kabumpo in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1922 Decorative Cloth Very Good 
Early b/w reprint, dating to the mid-1930's-40's. Condition: Very good, with light overall cover wear and a neatly mended front inner hinge Thompson's first Oz book fully credited to her, and introducting her most popular character, The Elegant Elephant. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Kabumpo in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
10 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum Kabumpo in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1922 Decorative Cloth Near Fine Very Good 
Early b/w reprint, ca. 1946-8. A Near Fine copy with just a little spine lean in a Very Good DUST JACKET with very light chipping to the spine ends; the rear flap lists the Oz titles through The Magical Mimics in Oz. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Kabumpo in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
11 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum Kabumpo in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1922 Decorative Cloth Very Near Fine Good + 
Early COLOR PLATE reprint, ca. 1929. 12 full color plates. A Very Near Fine copy with a brilliant front cover label, in a Good or better DUST JACKET whose main flaw is a loss at the top of the spine from 1 " to 1 1/2" deep, affecting most of "KABUMPO"; the rear flap lists the Oz titles through Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz. Still, these early color plate copies are very scarce in dust jacket, and this book is priced only a small fraction of what a similar first printing copy would be. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Kabumpo in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
12 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum Kabumpo in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1922 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Near Fine 
Second printing, with the Princess Dorothy illustration moved to the front. 12 full color plates. Small stain to front edge of text block, front hinge cracking, else a FINE copy with a PERFECT front cover label! Vintage color plate Oz books in this gorgeous condition are quite scarce. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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The Purple Prince of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
13 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum The Purple Prince of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1932 Decorative Cloth Fine Good 
Very early b/w reprint, ca. 1941. A very near fine copy (top of text block dusty/sooty) in a good + dust jacket with cello-tape repairs to the spine ends and upper corners; jacket lists the Oz titles through The Scalawagons of Oz. A bright copy with a gorgeous, brilliant color cover label! 
Price: 140.00 USD
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The Royal Book of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
14 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum The Royal Book of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1921 Decorative Cloth Good + 
Hardcover. First edition, first printing, with the "Scarecorw's" caption misprint to the plate facing p. 255. Fully illustrated in b/w and with 12 COLOR PLATES by John R. Neill. A Good + copy: outside front gutter beginning to split, modest wear to front cover label, corners bumped,. front inner hinge cracked. Still a solid copy of the true first printing. Although crediting Baum on the cover and title page, with Thompson getting credit for enlarging and editing, the book is actually all Thompson's work and her first contribution to the Oz canon; she held the post of Royal Historian until 1940. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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The Wishing Horse of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
15 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum The Wishing Horse of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1935 Decorative Cloth Near Fine Near Very Good 
Very early b/w reprint, ca. 1938. A Near Fine copy with no major flaws and a brillant front cover label, in a good + or better DUST JACKET with some water spotting to the spine panel, both spine ends with light chipping, and some minor overall edgewear.; jacket lists the Oz titles through The Silver Princess in Oz. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Wishing Horse of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum
16 Thompson, Ruth Plumly & John R. Neill (illustrator); L. Frank Baum The Wishing Horse of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1935 Decorative Cloth Near Fine Very Good 
B/w reprint, ca. 1950's. A Near Fine copy with no major flaws and a brillant front cover label, in a very good DUST JACKET with a little chipping to some of the corners; jacket lists the Oz titles through The The Hidden Valley of Oz. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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Speedy in Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly (Baum, L. Frank)
17 Thompson, Ruth Plumly (Baum, L. Frank) Speedy in Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1934 Decorative Cloth Near Very Good 
Hardcover. Very early reprint (pre-1945 or so). Fully illustrated in b/w by John R. Neill. A near very good copy with some soil and edgewear, hinges starting. Still a nice, solid vintage reprint. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz, Thompson, Ruth Plumly (L. Frank Baum)
18 Thompson, Ruth Plumly (L. Frank Baum) Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1929 Decorative Cloth Very Good + Good + 
Early vintage printing, ca. later 1940's. Hardcover with pictorial front cover label. Very Good +, with very minor spotting to the spine and PO's bookplate to the front fixed endpaper; the DUST JACKET is Good or better, with a 1" square chip missing from the center of the spine (eliminating most of Jack's head) and a chip from the top of the spine affecting part of the title. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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19 Thompson, Ruth Plumly (L. Frank Baum) Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1929 Decorative Cloth Near Fine Very Good + 
Early vintage printing, ca. 1950's. Hardcover with pictorial front cover label. A Near Fine copy, with a brilliant front cover label; the DUST JACKET is Very Good or better, with some edgewear and an old tape stain at the top of the spine (not bad); presents very nicely in mylar. A nice copy! 
Price: 140.00 USD
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20 Thompson, Ruth Plumly (L. Frank Baum) Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz
Chicago: Reilly & Lee 1929 Decorative Cloth Near Fine Very Good 
Very early vintage printing, ca. 1938. Hardcover with pictorial front cover label. A Very Good ++ copy, marred only by a small nick in the lower spine; copy, the front cover label is FLAWLESS; the DUST JACKET is Very Good with some light edgewear and chipping. A nice copy! 
Price: 120.00 USD
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