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The Resource The wonderful wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow

The wonderful wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow

Label
The wonderful wizard of Oz
Title
The wonderful wizard of Oz
Statement of responsibility
by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow
Title variation
Wizard of Oz
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • pages 25-27
  • pages 111-113
  • pages 26-29, 35-47
Citation source
  • Greene, D.G. Bibliographia Oziana
  • Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod
  • Riley, M.O. Bookbinder's analysis of the first edition of The wonderful Wizard of Oz
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.B16
LC item number
Wo
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The wonderful wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First edition, first state (State A), referring to a small group of first editions that Baum had printed for close friends, has the following textual points: on page 2, the publisher's advertisement appears within a box; on page 14, line 1 has the misprint "low wail on the wind"; page 81, line 4 from bottom has "peices" uncorrected; page [227], line 1 begins: "While Tin Woodman..."; the colophon is in 11 lines within a two-line box; with unbroken type in the last lines of pages 100 and 186; the copyright notice is printed on verso of "Introduction," not on title-page verso
  • Illustrated with 24 colored leaves of plates (including the title-page); for description of the letterpress multi-color technology used by Denslow, see P.E. Hanff, Cyclone on the prairies, chapter 5, pages 44-53
  • "Here ends the story of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,' which was written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by William Wallace Denslow. The engravings were made by the Illinois Engraving Company, the paper was supplied by the Dwight Brothers Paper Company, and Messrs. A. R. Barnes & Company printed the book for the publishers, the George M. Hill Company, completing it on the fifteenth day of May, in the year nineteen hundred" -- Colophon on rear pastedown
  • Introduction dated April, 1900
  • Publisher's advertisement: page 2
  • Issued in publisher's light green cloth boards pictorially stamped and lettered in red and green, featuring a drawing of the Cowardly Lion on upper board, and portrait medallions of the Tin Woodman, Dorothy, and the Scarecrow on lower board; illustrated endpapers
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
259, [3] pages, [24] leaves of plates
Lccn
03032405
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: without the dust jacket. This copy is apparently a "mixed" state, having all the textual points of State A as described by Greene, including the copyright notice on the verso of the "Introduction," and a blank title-page verso, but with plates corresponding to a later corrected state: the plate opposite page 34 lacks the two blue blots on the moon, and the horizon on the stork plate opposite page 92 lacks the red shading; see P.E. Hanff, Cyclone on the priairies, for comparison of plates 40-41, and 51-52. The combination in the UCLA copy of copyright placement and corrected printing of the two plates does not correspond with any of the four states described by Riley on pages 28-29; the UCLA corresponds most closely to Greene's Variant B, with the exception that the coloring in the two plates has been corrected. The UCLA binding is State B according to Riley (page 29) and Greene (page 26), associated with early copies of the book, with the publisher's name on spine printed in unornamented (non-serif) capitals in red (rather than green), and with "CO." set in ordinary fashion (rather than with the "C" encircling the "O"). Plate facing 92 in the UCLA copy has become detached, and is laid in.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04051769
  • ucoclc4051769
Label
The wonderful wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum ; with pictures by W.W. Denslow
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First edition, first state (State A), referring to a small group of first editions that Baum had printed for close friends, has the following textual points: on page 2, the publisher's advertisement appears within a box; on page 14, line 1 has the misprint "low wail on the wind"; page 81, line 4 from bottom has "peices" uncorrected; page [227], line 1 begins: "While Tin Woodman..."; the colophon is in 11 lines within a two-line box; with unbroken type in the last lines of pages 100 and 186; the copyright notice is printed on verso of "Introduction," not on title-page verso
  • Illustrated with 24 colored leaves of plates (including the title-page); for description of the letterpress multi-color technology used by Denslow, see P.E. Hanff, Cyclone on the prairies, chapter 5, pages 44-53
  • "Here ends the story of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,' which was written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by William Wallace Denslow. The engravings were made by the Illinois Engraving Company, the paper was supplied by the Dwight Brothers Paper Company, and Messrs. A. R. Barnes & Company printed the book for the publishers, the George M. Hill Company, completing it on the fifteenth day of May, in the year nineteen hundred" -- Colophon on rear pastedown
  • Introduction dated April, 1900
  • Publisher's advertisement: page 2
  • Issued in publisher's light green cloth boards pictorially stamped and lettered in red and green, featuring a drawing of the Cowardly Lion on upper board, and portrait medallions of the Tin Woodman, Dorothy, and the Scarecrow on lower board; illustrated endpapers
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
259, [3] pages, [24] leaves of plates
Lccn
03032405
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: without the dust jacket. This copy is apparently a "mixed" state, having all the textual points of State A as described by Greene, including the copyright notice on the verso of the "Introduction," and a blank title-page verso, but with plates corresponding to a later corrected state: the plate opposite page 34 lacks the two blue blots on the moon, and the horizon on the stork plate opposite page 92 lacks the red shading; see P.E. Hanff, Cyclone on the priairies, for comparison of plates 40-41, and 51-52. The combination in the UCLA copy of copyright placement and corrected printing of the two plates does not correspond with any of the four states described by Riley on pages 28-29; the UCLA corresponds most closely to Greene's Variant B, with the exception that the coloring in the two plates has been corrected. The UCLA binding is State B according to Riley (page 29) and Greene (page 26), associated with early copies of the book, with the publisher's name on spine printed in unornamented (non-serif) capitals in red (rather than green), and with "CO." set in ordinary fashion (rather than with the "C" encircling the "O"). Plate facing 92 in the UCLA copy has become detached, and is laid in.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04051769
  • ucoclc4051769

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