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This lavishly produced facsimile of the rare first edition contains all 24 of Denslow's original color plates, the colorful pictorial binding, and the 132 two-color illustrations that help make the classic so enduring. Emerald-foil edging and an emerald ribbon marker have been added.
L. Frank Baum, born in Chittenango, NY, in 1856, began writing at the age of forty. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was the first of his fourteen full-length Oz novels, all of which are available in handsome gift editions from Books of Wonder/HarperCollins. W. W. Denslow was born in 1856. Famous for his colorful illustrations for many popular turn-of-the-century children's books, he is best remembered as the original illustrator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.