CYCLONE ON THE PRAIRIES: "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and Arts & Crafts of Publishing in Chicago, 1900. With an original leaf from the first edition of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" printed in Chicago in 1900. [and] A BOOKBINDER'S ANALYSIS OF THE FIRST EDITION OF "THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ." by Michael O. Riley.

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Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Book Club of California
Date Published:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Like new
Book Id: 20813


2 volumes. First volume: 4to, green cloth and decorative yellow boards, 141 pp., illustrated, including 77 color plates, original leaf from the first edition of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" mounted at front. Second volume: 4to, pictorial card wrappers, 47 pp., a few illustrations in the text. Both volumes together in brown cloth covered slipcase. Publication announcement/prospectus laid in. Errata slips laid in to both volumes correcting the colophons (limitation information was left out).


Designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch, assisted by John Gerken at Peter Koch Printers in Berkeley, California. Bound by John DeMerritt Bookbinding. Edition of 300 copies. The original leaf is from Chapter XXII - "The Country of the Quadlings," page [245], beginning (with a large initial T) - "The Four Travellers passed through the rest of the forest in safety . . ."

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