Wizard of Oz

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Wizard of Oz

Power type!


A cheap pocket edition in glossy orange ink on a fake leather embossed paper. To read any word other than ‘Wizard’ or ‘Oz’ one must constantly tilt the book in his hands to minimize the light reflection. — Hey man, what are you wining about? It’s the Wizard! The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!


L. Frank Baum – The Wizard of Oz
Award Book Inc., New York –  date?
Book format: 105 x 180 mm

The colophon says:
Specially selected immortal literature
handsomely designed with luxurious
leatherette finish covers

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