Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #252

Ruth Plumly Thompson "Oz" Book Assortment

(38) volumes including early hardcover editions of “The Fishing Horse” having dust wrapper; “The Gnome King” having wrapper; (4) copies “The Cowardly Lion” with (3) having dust wrappers; (4) copies “Pirates” with (1) having wrapper; (3) copies “The Hungry Tiger” with (1) having wrapper; (2) copies “Handy Mandy” with (1) having wrapper; (2) copies “The Silver Princess” with (1) having wrapper; (5) copies “The Giant Horse”; (3) copies “Jack Pumpkin-head”; (2) copies “Grampa in Oz”; single copies of “The Purple Prince”, “The Yellow Knight”, “Kabumpo”, “Ojo” and “Lucky Bucky”; together with titles by L. Frank Baum including “The Wonder City of Oz” having wrapper, “The Scalawagons” and (3) copies of “The Royal Book of Oz” having dust wrappers; and “Yama Yama Land” by Grace Duffie Boylan

Estimate: $400 - $600

Hammer Price: $700

Property From: Mooncat Antiques, Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Dimensions: Width: 7 1/8 inches, Length: 9 1/4 inches, Depth: 1 1/2 inches (average book)

Condition: Very Good to Good, overall light to moderate wear consistent with age and normal use; light to moderate soil; occasional bumping of extremities and edges; spine ends rolled and occasionally pulled; front cover paste-down illustrations may have light to moderate rubbing; occasional wear-through at extremities; occasional splits at hinges and gutters; occasional tape repairs; occasional ink, pencil, crayon or watercolor marks and signatures; occasional loose or missing plates and pages; occasional torn or bent pages; dust wrappers, if present, may have soil, edge wear, tears and chips

Disclaimers: books not inspected for edition or bibliographic points

Shipping: Leonard Auction will directly ship this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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