BAUM,L.FRANK. JOHN DOUGH AND THE CHERUB. Chicago: Reilly & Britton (1906). 4to, tan cloth stamped in red, black and brown on front and in black on rear, p. + ads, FINE IN DUST WRAPPER (dw repaired on verso, some chipping) and WITH CONTESTANT BLANK INTACT! 1st ed, FIRST STATE without correction line 10 on p.275 (cage instead of cave). This is a non-Oz fantasy relating the adventures of John Dough, a gingerbread man who comes alive, and his comrade Chick the Cherub in the Palace of Romance, the Land of the Mifkets, etc.. Featuring 40 fantastic full page color illustrations, 20 color pictorial chapter heads, 100 black and whites in text plus pictorial endpapers and title by J.R. NEILL (See Baum Bugle Spring 1969). An amazing copy, super rare with the dust wrapper.