L. Frank Baum

San Francisco – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present The Joel Harris Collection of Oziana & Children’s Books on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Curated by the Director of Special Publications of the International Wizard of Oz Club–who is also an author, collector and San Francisco Bay Area estate planning and probate attorney–

For a collector and seller of children’s books, it makes sense that a passion for juvenile literature

NEW YORK—Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts auction on December 11 saw notable prices achieved in a diversity of categories. 

A Book of Cats illustrated by Tsuguharu Foujita in 1930 more than doubled its pre-sale estimate to achieve $68,750. The remarkable book contained 20 full-page etched plates, splendidly showcasing Foujita's application of Japanese ink techniques to Western-style

NEW YORK—Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts sale on December 11 will feature a superb first edition copy of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, one of only two known copies signed and inscribed by both the author, L Frank Baum, and the illustrator, William Wallace Denslow (est. $80,000-120,000). Printed in 1900, this extraordinarily rare pre-publication copy retains its first state binding, with