Geo Hill Publisher. Wonderful Wizard of OZ. 1st edition, 1st state.
1st edition / 1st state. 24 color plates. All Points for the 1st state from Oziana. Binding B. Earliest copy of the 1st state with no copyright date on the back of the title page. Some green color enhancement to spine (Main reason I assigned score 8 to spine ). Out of 10,000 copies of 1st state published, this is the copy is probably from the first 3000 press run.
1st state points
1. Publisher's advertisement is enclosed in a box.
2. Page 14, line 1 has "low wail on" see photo,
3. Page 81 fourth line from the bottom has "peices" see photo
4. page 227 line 1 begins " While Tin Woodman" see photo
5. The colophon at the end of the book is set to 11 lines and enclosed in the box , see photo
6. The color plate facing page 34 has 2 dark-blue blots on the moon , see photo
7. plate facing page 92 has red shading on the horizon.
8. The publisher imprint at the foot of the spine is stamped in red ( variant B)
Book evaluation on the scale of 1 to 10 ( 10 being the best)
1. Front cover - 10
2. Back Cover- 10
3. Spine- 9
4. Text Block- 10
5. Body Strength- 9
7. Color plates- 9
10. Other marks/smudges-10
Total Score- 96 out of 100
Condition is Very Good.
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