The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum with ntroduction by Ray Bolger. Charming illustration adapted from the story by Robert Leydenfrost introduce each chapter. Published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc. copyright 1978.
This is a special edition of this classic with 24 photographs from the MGM movie.
The original text to Baum's fantasy tale, first published in 1900, has been faithfully reproduced in this edition and contains the captivating adventures of brave young Dorothy, her little dog Toto and her companions the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion.
Ray Bolger, beloved for his memorable role as the Scarecrow, tells how Baum's story developed into a magical film, and he proudly discusses his part in it.
153 page hard cover book in very good condition with no rips or tears. Gift inscription on the back of the cover. The dust jacket has some wear and tears.