The Master Key. L. Frank BAUM.
The Master Key
The Master Key
The Master Key
The Master Key
The Master Key

The Master Key

Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1901. 8vo. 245 pages. 12 color plates, including frontispiece (with tissue guard) by C. Y. Cory. Publisher's green cloth, gilt-lettered and -paneled on front cover, cover with color illustration mounted at center. Christmas gift inscription, 1906, on front pastedown, with recipient's inkstamp on front free endpaper. Light wear at corners and ends of spine, light rubbing to cover. Item #408733

First edition, a complicated bibliographical history, this copy has the publisher's name measuring 1 3/4 inches and the comma to the right of Brooklyn after one space on the copyright page, Bowen-Merrill imprint on lower spine (Schiller's Binding A). Bienvenue & Schmidt p.196; Schiller 77.

Price: $400.00

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