Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #10890
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1938. First Edition in first state dust jacket with titles listed to "31 The Silver Princess of Oz." Large octavo. 255 pp in 16-page gatherings. Black and white illustrations. Illustrated dust jacket with original $1.50 price present and with metallic-silver embellishments. Orange cloth stamped in black with girl's face illustration to spine and front cover paper illustration with "The Silver Princess in" embellished in metallic-silver ink. Illustrated endpapers.
Dust jacket slightly chipped at extremities with some light creasing and rubbing. Spotting to rear panel and verso. Sticker to protective mylar from previous bookseller notes the jacket has been chemically deacified to prevent yellowing and embrittlement. Colors to jacket and picture label remain bright. Spine ends of boards a bit nudged and a touch of shelfwear to corners. Binding is sound. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper, and pages otherwise clean and unmarked.
A remarkably well preserved copy in a very good or better dust jacket.