Item #20822 The Master Key: An Electrical Fairy Tale. L. Frank Baum.

The Master Key: An Electrical Fairy Tale

Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company, 1901. F.Y. Cory. Pictorial cloth. The 1901 1st edition, apparent 1st issue (with the 12 full-page color illustrations by F.Y. Cory throughout the text). Bright and VG- in its pictorial, olive-green cloth, with light wear along the spine ends and the tips, and mild scuffing and soiling to the rear panel. Former owner name at the top of the front free endpaper (and bleeding onto the front pastedown), the 9th color plate ("Those fellows seem to be looking for trouble") loose as well. Still though, attractive and presentable. Octavo, "Founded upon the Mysteries of Electricity and the Optimism of Its Devotees. It Was Written for Boys but Others May Read It" (from the title page). Very Good -. Item #20822

Price: $200.00

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