First edition, a superior copy in first state, with the contestant blank, and in the original dust jacket.
JOHN DOUGH AND THE CHERUB
This early non-Oz fantasy relates the adventures of John Dough, a gingerbread man who comes alive, and his comrade Chick the Cherub in the Palace of Romance, the Land of the Mifkets, etc. An amazing copy, rarely seen in the dust jacket.
Read more: Baum Bugle, Spring 1969.
Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1906). Quarto. Original full tan cloth stamped in red, black and brown on front and in black on rear. In original dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers. With contestant blank intact. Without correction in line 10 of page 275 ("cage" instead of "cave"). Featuring 40 fantastic full page color illustrations, 20 color pictorial chapter heads, 100 in-text black and whites and pictorial title by J.R. Neill. Ads at rear. 315, ,  pages. Hinges repaired. Jacket repaired on verso at folds and spine, with moderate chipping.
Near-fine in very good jacket.
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