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Baum, L. Frank (1856-1919) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916 and Playbill from the 1903 Boston Production of The Wizard of Oz.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Baum, L. Frank (1856-1919) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916 and Playbill from the 1903 Boston Production of The Wizard of Oz. Single sheet of Baum's illustrated letter paper featuring an image of "The Garden at 'Ozcot,' Hollywood," "in the central pavillion L. Frank Baum writes his famous fairy tales," handwritten note beneath dated 10 January 1916, addressed to Betty Hungerford, thanking her for her letter and promising to bear her suggestions about Mr. Yoop in mind, and noting, "It pleases me to know you like my stories," together with the holograph addressed envelope [and] a Playbill from the 1903 Boston Production of The Wizard of Oz, the musical. (3)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Betty Hungerford, Yoop, American literature, American people of German descent, Baum, Culture, L. Frank Baum, Literature, The Wizard of Oz, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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