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The Annotated Wizard of Oz

Hearn, Michael Patrick

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ISBN 10: 0517500868 / ISBN 13: 9780517500866
Published by Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, NY, 1973
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VG+ in Good+ DJ with closed tear chip top rear, light edge wear; Great addition to the Oz collector's library, and increasingly hard to locate, this is a beautiful copy that is tight and clean; Stated First; Yellow cloth; Oblong 4to; 384 p.; DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 27226

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Title: The Annotated Wizard of Oz

Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition

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A special edition of Dorothy's journey down the yellow brick road to the Emerald City of Oz containing detailed textual notes and eighty-two pages of introductory historical material.

Review:

For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard. These illustrations are often cockeyed, with occasional realistic details thrown in, like a crow with a corncob in its beak in the first portrait of the Scarecrow. The characters have a poignance and oddity that escaped the makers of the Oz movie.

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