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BAUM, L. Frank.

The Master Key.

An Electrical Fairy Tale. Founded upon the mysteries of electricity and the optimism of its devotees...

Stock Code
98762
Indianapolis, The Bowen-Merrill Company Publishers, 1901
£380

An intriguing work from the author most famous for his Oz series of books, this recounts the adventures of a young boy whose scientific experiments invoke 'the Demon of Electricity', a mercurial being who endows the boy with various dizzying items of power before the boy decides that mankind is not ready yet for the new knowledge inherent therein.

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Description

First edition, first state; 8vo; frontispiece, plates and vignettes by F. Y. Cory, frontispiece tissue-guard torn, hinges pulling slightly; publisher's sage cloth blocked in gilt with inset colour illustration to upper cover, minor rubbing and bumping to extremities, overall a very good copy.

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