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The JEWELED TOAD

JOHNSTON, Izabel M.

Published by Bobbs-Merrill, 1907
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ISABEL JOHNSTON'S FANTASY PLAY, FIRST & ONLY PRINTING ! Published by Bobbs Merrill in tan pictorial boards, First and only edition/printing of this whimsical fantasy, Complete in 211 pages, featuring 11 brilliant color plates plus color plate title page (as called for) and many color illustrations throughout the text. Varying color inks used for Illustrated Chapter Headings -- Very reminiscent of the Wonderful Wizard of OZ in style, as it was also Illustrated by Denslow, and it is a truly wonderful story, based on a five act musical play that was never produced. (Green/Hearn 39). Very Rare, Never reprinted!!! This is the Last & most difficult to find of his Full Size works, and one of his best. Not only are there 10 Introductory toned illustrations & 25 Full Page Pastel Toned Chapter Title pages, there are ALL 11 Full Color Plates + Full Color title page. The book is in RARE EXCELLENT Condition, with light tip wear only, some slight corner rounding with Remarkably Clean, Undamaged Matching Boards. Strong Spine with Full Lettering (extremely unusual for this title) with VERY TIGHT binder, HINGES Perfect, Original plain end papers, faint inscription on ffep. Bock protected by thin mylar wrap, no taping on book!! Interior Complete with all 211 pages plus original end papers. All plates attached (often loose or lost), REMARKABLY CLEAN, White & Bright, with No other Marks or Damage . BEST EXAMPLE I'VE EVER HAD or SEEN! >>>>>>>>>Denslow's renderings of the Bears in this tale, the Bruins, are truly memorable -- and this is the Best EXAMPLE IN THIS TITLE out there right now !!. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The JEWELED TOAD
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill
Publication Date: 1907
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Denslow, W. W.
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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JOHNSTON, Izabel M.
Published by Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis (1907)
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Book Description Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1907. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good ++. Denslow, W. W. (illustrator). 1st Edition. THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S PERSONAL COPY, SIGNED By ISABEL M. JOHNSTON in 1907!! REALLY NICE EXAMPLE of ISABEL JOHNSTON'S FANTASY PLAY, FIRST & ONLY PRINTING ! Published by Bobbs Merrill in tan pictorial boards, First and only edition/printing of this whimsical fantasy, Complete in 211 pages, featuring 11 brilliant color plates plus color plate title page (as called for) and many color illustrations throughout the text. Varying color inks used for Illustrated Chapter Headings -- Very reminiscent of the Wonderful Wizard of OZ in style, as it was also Illustrated by Denslow, and it is a truly wonderful story, based on a five act musical play that was never produced. (Green/Hearn 39). Very Rare, Never reprinted!!! This is the Last & most difficult to find of DENSLOW"S Full Size works, and one of his best. Not only are there 10 Chapter Introductory toned illustrations & 25 Full Page Pastel Toned Chapter Title pages, there are ALL 11 Full Color Plates + Full Color title page. The book is in VERY GOOD+++/NEAR FINE Condition, with light tip wear, some slight spine edge sluffing, Remarkably Clean, Undamaged Matching Boards. Strong Spine with Full Lettering (extremely unusual for this title) with VERY TIGHT binder, HINGES Perfect, Original plain end papers, with GENUINE THEODORE ROOSEVELT LIBRARY STICKER & AUTHOR'S PERSONAL PRESENTATION MESSAGE TO The "HON. THEODORE ROOSEVELT of Stony Brook, Long Island N.Y. , Nov. 9, 1907". Book Now protected by thin mylar wrap, no taping on book!! Interior Complete with all 211 pages plus original end papers. All plates attached (often loose or lost), REMARKABLY CLEAN, White & Bright, with No other Marks or Damage . ONE of THE BETTER EXAMPLES I'VE SEEN! >>>>>>>>>Denslow's renderings of the Bears in this tale, the Bruins, are truly memorable -- and this is one of the Best EXAMPLES IN THIS TITLE out there right now !! AND WHAT A PIECE OF AMERICANA HISTORY -- The President for whom "TEDDY BEARS" are named, having a beautifully illustrated RARE Title with DENSLOW'S "BRUIN BEARS" ILLUSTRATIONS in his personal Collection, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, NO LESS -- And it is still in EXCELLENT CONDITION!!. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000459

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