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BAUM, L. Frank.

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.

Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company, 1902 Stock Code: 107961
£3,950.00
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Finely bound with onlay of Santa Claus

First edition, first printing. Baum is best known for the Wizard of Oz books, in two of which Santa Claus features as a guest of Oz.

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Description

Small quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, title and pictorial multicolour onlay of Santa Claus going down the chimney to front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, decorative endpapers with the originals bound in, gilt edges.

Illustrations

Colour title page, 19 colour plates by Mary Cowles Clark.

Condition

A fine copy.

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