Frank Baum Non Oz books
January 1, 2002
www.RareOzBooks.com - Collectible, Rare, First editions > Frank Baum Non Oz books > The Master Key, Baum, L. Frank, 1901 - $100
The Master Key, Baum, L. Frank, 1901 first editoin, 2nd printing, variant "B" binding, Tan cloth stamped in brown with rectangular color inlay on the front cover; spine imprint is BOBBS | MERRILL, although the title page still reads BOWEN-MERRILL. Second printing with the comma on the last line of the copyright notice on the verso of the title leaf repositioned so that it follows after "BROOKLYN". In the first printing there was a space before the comma. Worn cover shows wear to the extremities; spine ends beginning to tatter. Inner hinges starting. Last three leaves show scattered foxing. 11 color plates are present ( few shown). Missing plate opposite of page 114.
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