Baum's Emerald City of Oz could sell for $10,000

A first edition copy of Frank L Baum's The Emerald City of Oz (1910) is to lead an auction of children's books at PBA Galleries in San Francisco on February 19 with an estimate of $7,000-10,000.

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The Emerald City of Oz is the sixth in the Land of Oz series

The book is the sixth in the Land of Oz series and was intended to be the last, although a lack of funds forced Baum to continue writing.

It's offered in first state condition, displaying the characteristic metallic ink alongside the original advertisements.

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