Having this thought in mind, the story of the wonderful wizard of oz was written solely to please children of today. The cover of the book is in rough shape but the value is in the artwork. The wizard of oz animated by julian wehr 1st edition 1944 jacket. The wonderful wizard of oz is an american childrens novel written by author l. Frank baums timeless childrens tale about a kansas girls journey over the rainbow. Frank baum author, evelyn adapted from the famous pictures by w. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. The original wizard of oz collectible hardcover january 1, 1944. The front cover states the wizard of oz while the title page states the new wizard of oz. Well loved over the decades but much more life left.
The book is one of the bestknown stories in american literature and has been widely translated. The law considers the film a derivative work of the original book. The wizard of oz is a 1944 movie starring judy garland which is sometimes used as a metaphor to describe the disconnect between the dissociated reality of the personalitydisordered individual oz and the real world experienced by the nonpd kansas. Thats also the date of a penned inscription on the blank first front end paper from a mother to her daughter. The wonderful wizard of oz is an epic due to its characteristics, conventions, archetypes, and the way it follows the stereotypical heros journey.
Below you will find a description and a photos of common collectible versions including two later reprints from books of wonder and easton press. The 1939 version of the wizard of oz is the most wellknown adaptation of the wizard of oz. The story of the wizard of oz whitman published this title in 1939, illustrated by henry e. The hardcover book is white with a yellow spine and blue and black portrayals of the scarecrow, cowardly lion, dorothy, tin man, the wizard, and the wicked witch on the cover. There are many variations of the wizard of oz book. Junior deluxe edition, 1944, by the bobbsmerrill company.
It has since seen several reprints, most often under the title the wizard of oz, which is the title of the popular 1902 broadway musical adaptation as well as the iconic 1939 liveaction film. Frank baum and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Last date on page is 1903 but this appears to be a later issue. Beautifully illustrated in both colour and black and white by evelyn copelman, adapted from the famous pictures by w w denslow. The saalfield publishing company printed their version of this title in 1944 illustrated by julian wehr.
He made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and the nascent medium of film. Frank baum, who was born in chittenango on may 15, 1856. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The film, the wizard of oz, starring judy garland and directed in 1939 by victor fleming is not in the public domain. Frank baums magical character conjures a world where diminutive munchkins live and work, wicked witches run riot, and the mighty oz himself rules over an emerald city reached by a yellow brick road. Its not surprising that his works are highly soughtafter by book collectors. It is a hardcover book which was used for school purposes. The new wizard of oz by baum, bobbs merrill abebooks. The wizard of oz is one of the bestknown and most widely translated stories in popular. It creates an interesting legal situation when a film is. Fairy tales and stories for kids recommended for you. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. With the judy garland movie, the wizard of oz and the more recent james franco vehicle, oz the great and powerful, television miniseries such as tin man and the book turned stage play and soon to be movie, wicked, its highly doubtful that anyone over the age of ten is unaware of the story of kansas farm girl dorothy gales trip to the.
All of the rest of the ff were originally published by the reilly and britton company, which changed its name to reilly and lee in 1919. The immediate success of the wizard of oz inspired l. According to a publishers note in the book, these were adapted from pictures by. You can see the green covers in the photographs provided. The wizard of the emerald city is an adaptation of the wizard of oz, borrowing liberally from the original book without even crediting baum. Chittenango, new york holds a threeday annual festival called ozstravaganza. Frank baum wrote the famous childrens novel, the wonderful wizard of oz. Abaa ilab published 1903 condition good, scuffing to covers, minor threadwear at top and base of spine, inner front hinge paper cleanly broken, cloth firm. Bobbsmerrill became the primary publisher after hill went bankrupt, and was the main publisher until 1956. Later evelyn copelman baker, she was a professional illustrator with many books to. Unfollow wizard of oz book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Until this version, the book had inspired a number of now less well known stage and screen adaptations, including a profitable 1902 broadway musical and three.
It features dozens of black and white and color illustrations done by evelyn copelman. Few copies are available including copies in dust jacket. Find the new wizard of oz by baum, l frank at biblio. His book quarto, printed in three colors, ornamental boards. A new edition of the book appeared in 1944, with illustrations by evelyn. The first book the wizard of the emerald city was published in 1939, when the wizard of oz was still ed. Evelyn copelman the wizard of oz wiki oz wiki fandom. The wizard of oz waddle book, cover, with character cutouts, yellow brick road.
Along the way, they must oppose the wicked witch of the west, who wants the silver slippers or the ruby slippers. Frank baum, who went on to write fourteen fulllength oz books. It still has remnants of the library info in the front of it. May 15, 1856 may 6, 1919 was an american author chiefly famous for his childrens books, particularly the wonderful wizard of oz and its sequels.
No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. He wrote 14 novels in the oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, and at least 42 scripts. Despite being published so long ago, this book is in very good condition, not what you would expect. Epic characteristics, conventions, and hero characteristics are what make up the epic, the wizard of oz. W w denslow after a cyclone transports her to the land of oz, dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to kansas. This beautiful book comes with luxurious endpapers, a beautiful and stylish heatburnished cover, and is a convenient 5 x 7 trim size for easy handling. A hardcover book titled the wizard of oz by author l. It was published by the bobbs merrill company of new york. I have a 1956 none after that the wizard of oz by l. Nov 24, 2017 with the judy garland movie, the wizard of oz and the more recent james franco vehicle, oz the great and powerful, television miniseries such as tin man and the book turned stage play and soon to be movie, wicked, its highly doubtful that anyone over the age of ten is unaware of the story of kansas farm girl dorothy gales trip to the. Frank baums the wizard of oz, published by the bobbsmerrill company in 1944. The childrens novel the wonderful wizard of oz was published on may 17, 1900. Through the video i show the editions of the book that i own in my wizard of oz collection. Copyright status of the wizard of oz and related works in.
The wonderful wizard of oz fairy tales and bedtime stories for kids duration. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Similarities and differences between the wizard of oz book. Store closures, insurance claims, misguided cargo, post office undeliverable packages or unclaimed merchandise. Following the lapse of the original, the characters have been. Instead, the to the wizard of oz, is owned by its producer, the classic film studio mgm. The wonderful wizard of oz has been adapted to other media numerous times, most famously in the wizard of oz, the 1939 film starring judy garland, ray bolger, jack haley, and bert lahr. Original hardcover from 1944, not a recent reprint. Wizard of oz, the the original oz book hardcover january 1, 1944 by l. Even while he was alive, baum was styled as the royal historian of oz to emphasize the. Movie there always seems to be some discrepancy when a film is adapted into a movie. This wonderful book includes illustrations by evelyn coleman, and published by the bobbsmerrill company, 1944. Covers are very worn, and mesh is starting to be exposed at front hinge. An epic characteristic seen in the book is how broad the setting is.
Its was renewed in 1967, 3 so it will remain ed for a 95year term, entering the public domain in 2035. The oz books form a book series that begins with the wonderful wizard of oz 1900 and relate the fictional history of the land of oz. The wonderful wizard of oz was first published by the george m. Once baums book had passed out of and into the public domain in.
Often times, crucial scenes, or even characters, can be left out in order to satisfy the directors and screen writers visions. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Its easy to assume that since the book was published more than 110 years ago, the characters of dorothy, the. All of the baum written books are in the public domain in the united states. Collectable wizard of oz books are for sale from the first edition at. The wizard of oz dutch hardcover january 1, 1944 by l. W w denslow after a cyclone transports her to the land of oz, dorothy must seek out the great wizard in. Nicely illustrated vintage edition of the wizard of oz by l. The wizard of oz reprint publisher grosset and dunlap produced a version in 1939 illustrated by oskar lebeck.
Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous main reading room. Copyright status of the wizard of oz and related works in the. Front board reads the original oz book the wizard of oz. At the advice of glinda, good witch of the north, they set out to the emerald city to ask the great and powerful wizard of oz to help them achieve their hearts desires. All of the rest of the ff were originally published by the reilly and britton company, which changed its. The saalfield publishing company printed their version of. She was the first of the second generation of oz artists, who produced new.1173 657 1459 1485 1404 1457 237 1397 1344 752 54 1266 1420 1073 1130 1183 493 1417 20 1007 1234 1264 1116 1265 1389 1153 1250 996 920 299 1166 1228 1338 379 1024