Wizard of Oz


Author: L. Frank Baum

Illustrator: Charles Santore


BAUM, L[yman] Frank. The Wizard of Oz. Illustrated by Charles Santore. Condensed from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With an Introduction by Michael Patrick Hearn. NY: Jelly Bean Press [1991]. 4to, 96pp. Color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers; color illustrations on nearly every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the artist, Charles Santore, with a 3½-inch drawing of Dorothy.

First Santore-illustrated edition. This magnificent, oversized, illustrated edition of The Wizard of Oz features the first appearance of lush, lavish paintings that capture an Oz as enchanting and magical as any child could wish.