"and he slung the pack of toys over his shoulder and got into the chimney: First edition of L. Frank Baum's The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

  • The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.
  • The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.
  • The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.

$1,250.00

Item Number: 63031

Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1902.

First edition, first issue of this Christmas classic. Original red cloth, pictorial endpapers. Six full color plates and illustrations throughout by Mary Cowles Clark. An exceptional example.

L. Frank Baum was the first author to write a book entirely about Santa Claus, adding his own mythology to the classic character's origins and adventures.

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