Scarce 1901 Mother Goose In Prose Frank Baum Maxfield Parrish Geo M Hill Oz Rare
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Scarce 1901 Mother Goose In Prose Frank Baum Maxfield Parrish Geo M Hill Oz Rare:
"MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE" by L Frank Baum. Pictures by Maxfield Parrish. Copyright 1897 by Way and Williams, Copyright 1901 by Geo M Hill Co. Geo M Hill Co, Publisher. THIS IS THE RARE SECOND EDITION OF "MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE" but this is the FIRST EDITION BY GEO M HILL! All 265 pages are present. Includes ALL (13) illustrated inserts by Maxfield Parrish in sepia (title page counts as an illustrated insert).IT IS RARE TO FIND THIS BOOK WITH ALL ITS INSERTED ILLUSTRATED INSERTS!!! I'VE COME DOWN ON THE PRICE OF THIS BOOK WITH THE HOPES THAT I CAN FIND THIS WONDERFUL SCARCE BOOK A VERY GOOD HOME!!!Book's cover shows soiling, a few raised areas (wrinkles) and a couple of stains. Corners lightly worn. Top and bottom of the spine showing a little light wear. Rear board has some soiling and a small stain. Inscription in the front of the book. Front and rear blank endpapers are present. I could not find any other writing in the book. I could not find any page tears. Theres some corner ends showing light creases. Binding is solid. Most pages look really nice and in good condition....but there are some pages that have some light soiling and light smudge marks, and a couple of pages with a little bit of light splattering. Overall I'd consider this book to be in GOOD condition considering it is 112 years old. THIS EDITION IS EXTREMELY SCARCE!!!Check out new listings on coming up soon...antique, vintage children's books by L Frank Baum and Ruth Plumly Thompson...authors of the Famous Wizard of Oz books...as well as books illustrated by John R Neill, W W Denslow, Frank Verbeck, Frederick Richardson, Maxfield Parrish...and books published by Reilly & Britton, Reilly & Lee, Henry Altemus, Saalfield Publishing, P. F. Volland, A. L. Burt, Bobbs-Merrill, Copp Clark, Whitman Publishing, Hutchinson of London, Cupples & Leon, Rand McNally and many others!!! Check out all my cool Oz & Baum related books currently for sale!!! I will gladly combine shipping!!!