Sale 11AM01 | Lot 294

BAUM, L. FRANK and DENSLOW, W. W. Father Goose, His Book

Catalogue: American Furniture & Decorative Arts / Attic Treasures
BAUM, L. FRANK and DENSLOW, W. W.  Father Goose, His Book

Lot Details

Lot 294
BAUM, L. FRANK and DENSLOW, W. W. Father Goose, His Book
. Chicago: George M. Hill Co., [1899]. Stated second edition. Publisher's pictorial boards. Illustrated. 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches (28 x 22.5 mm). Covers lightly rubbed and bumped, spine chipped at extremities with losses to tips. Together with The Songs of Father Goose For The Kindergarten, The Nursery and The Home; Chicago: George M. Hill Co., [1900]. First edition with 'Instructions for giving a Father Goose Entertainment' on p. 84. Music by Alberta N. Hall. Illustrated. Publisher's decorated cloth-backed boards. Covers thumbsoiled with some staining, spine rubbed, corners slightly frayed; Father Goose's Year Book. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., [1907]. First and only edition with entries unmarked. Illustrated. Publisher's cloth with pictorial label. Cloth faded and lightly rubbed;
And two others being the second and the third editions (in jacket) of Songs of Father Goose .
An unexpected success that inspired Baum and Denslow to follow it up with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.


Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $312 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $312 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts / Attic Treasures

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