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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow, originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900. It has since been reprinted on numerous occasions, most often under the title ... The Wonderful Wizard of Oz sold three million copies by the time it entered ...


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum was a hit from the start. ... He must have been proud of his work, for he framed the pencil stub and ... According to the publisher, the first printing of 10,000 copies sold out in two .... Many publishers were nervous about acquiring the novel because it was too difficult to categorize.


May 26, 2015 ... First published in 1900, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum ... The result was Baum's first children's book, “Mother Goose in Prose,” which failed to sell well ... Still in need of money, he resumed writing about the Land of Oz, ... When Baum later began writing children's books, many of his main ...


This is a True First Edition of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1899, 1900). ... The book has all the FIRST ISSUE textual points know as State B, on page 2, "no box .... set in ordinary fashion, (only a few unobtainable presentation copies with the .... The printing history of the George Hill edition has been hotly debated for years .


As many of you already know, the first edition copy of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz .... to ascertain what copies of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz are available for sale. ... The book has been expertly re sewn, reinforced and restored using archival ...


90000 copies ... Wizard of OZ books statistics from Please a child book. ... Oz" indicated that there was only 35,000 copies of Wonderful Wizard of Oz printed.


Large selection of original and vintage Wizard of oz books for sale. ... Many people are only aware of the original Wizard of Oz story that was written by ... things Oz. The International Wizard of Oz Club has been in existence for over 50 years, ... Therefore, if I wanted books with color illustrations, I had to find copies that were ...


With The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Baum won the fame that had eluded him in his early careers. ... the Oz books have become popular world-wide, and the Wizard has been ... best-selling children's book of 1899, selling an estimated 175,000 copies. ... collections contain many rare or unique items related to the Wizard of Oz.


Aug 3, 2007 ... Their adventures looking for the Emerald City and the wizard have ... Sadly the Baum books had been left to a university library along with boxes of Oz ... The nearest I got was 2 boxes of Judy Garland records that took an age to sell. ... and even unsightly repaired, refurbished copies from 1900 are much ...


Nov 13, 2013 ... The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago & New York: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900. Sold for US$ 87,500 inc. premium. Fine Books & Manuscripts ... SPINE IMPRINT, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN COPIES SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOTH THE AUTHOR AND ... (The "Y" state may have been merely a mixed copy.) ...