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Speedy in OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $96.48

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1934

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 015103

Condition: Good+


298 pp, light red linen boards w/black lettering on the spine, color pastedown on the front, pictorial endpapers, black & white illustrations. Hanff, Greene XXVIII. Founded on & continuing the famous Oz stories by L. Frank Baum. Speedy, the little boy who arrived in Oz by space rocket f/Long Island with Terrybubble, a live dinosaur, w/all the lovable characteristics of a faithful dog. They visit the island, Umbrella & Roaraway & are instrumental in freeing Umbrella Island of the tyranny of Loxo the giant. some sunning to spine, slight wear to corners, small stain on the back cover, light foxin... View more info

The Curious Cruise of Captain Santa

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Kinderhook, IL, The International Wizard of Oz Club: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029450

Condition: Near Fine


127 pp, green cloth covered boards w/glossy red lettering & w/glossy red illustration on front cover, dj yel-blu w/black lettering w/color illustrated front & back covers. After Christmas is over Santa w/Jimmmy Christmas, the chimney sweep, Penny, the pet penguin, and Huggerumbo, the polar bear sail off in the Chimneypot to search for the Lost Islands and the wild toys. View more info

The Comical Cruises of Captain Cooky

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $50.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Royal Baking Powder Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 029222

Condition: Very Good


Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo over 6" to 7" Tall. unpaginated, light yel-green-grey SC wraps w/red spine w/color illustrated front and back. back also has couple of cans of Royal Baking Powder illustrated. Booklet contains color illustrations on every page along w/ten recipes. Contains story of the King of Royal cakes and various characters such as Captain Cooky and the Flap Jack Tars sail off for Bombaree in their ship PotsanPansy. the bottom corner on the front cover is missing View more info

Speedy in OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $114.75

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1934

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 028748

Condition: Very Good


HB. Very Good/No Jacket. Later Printing. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 298 pp, light red linen boards w/black lettering on the spine, bright color pastedown on the front, black & white pictorial endpapers, black & white illustrations, Reilly & Lee semi-script "fancy" imprint. Hanff, Greene, Martin, Greene, and Haff XXVIII. Founded on & continuing the famous Oz stories by L. Frank Baum. Speedy, the little boy who arrives in Oz by space rocket f/Long Island with Terrybubble, a live dinosaur, w/all the lovable characteristics of a faithful dog. They visit the island, Umbrella & ... View more info

Grandpa in OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $140.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1924

Edition: Early Printing

Seller ID: 028747

Condition: Good


HB. Good/No Jacket. Early Printing. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 271 pp, (8), brick-red cloth covered boards w/color pastedown on front cover & black lettering on the spine, black & white illustrated endpapers, 12 full-color inserts w/plate stock coated on color side, "Reilly | & Lee" boldface imprint on the spine, four pages w/blank verso of advertisement at end of the book, 1-1/8" thick, type on pgs 171 & 189 damaged, all edges yellow. Greene, Hanff, Martin XVIII. Founded on & continuing the famous Oz stories by L. Frank Baum. The Kingdom of Ragbad is in bad shape. The... View more info

Kabumpo in OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $374.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027838

Condition: Very Good-


297 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/blk lettering w/color pastedown on the front panel, illustrated endpapers in black & white, 12 color illustrations in text, thickness 1-1/4", spine imprint is boldface. The portrait of Dorothy follows the ownership leaf. Founded on and continuing the famous OZ stories by L. Frank Baum. Hanff - XVI. Kabumpo, the elegant elephant is the wisest & oldest living creature in Pumperdink. The royal family of Pumperdink are threatened with "disapperance" unless the prince marries a "Proper" princess. Snow - 265. light stains on bottom edge, some we... View more info

The Yellow Knight of OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $310.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First State

Seller ID: 027836

Condition: Very Good-


275 pp, brick-red cloth covered boards w/color pastedown on front cover & black lettering on the spine, black & white illustrated endpapers, 12 full-color inserts w/plate stock coated on both sides, "Reilly | & Lee" boldface imprint on the spine. Greene, Hanff, Martin XXIV. Founded on & continuing the famous Oz stories by L. Frank Baum. Sir Hokus, once of Merrie England rescues a fair princess, frees two kingdoms of hundreds of people, who had been transformed into fish & trees. He receives help f/Comfortable Camel, Speedy & lots of other friends. Snow - 261. some wear to top & bottom ... View more info

Ozoplaning with the Wizard of OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $208.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027806

Condition: Very Good


272 pp, drab green cloth covered boards w/blk lettering w/color pastedown on the front panel, illustrated endpapers in black & white, black & white illustrations in text, thickness 1-1/8", spine imprint is in semi-script, "fancy" letters. Founded on and continuing the famous OZ stories by L. Frank Baum. this is later imprint w/32 page gatherings. Hanff - XXXIII The Wizard of Oz invents ozoplanes, wonderful magical craft that zoom up into the stratosphere. The stratosphere boasts a country called Stratovania, ruled by King Strut. Snow - 265. small stain on bottom edge, some sunning ... View more info

The Wishing Horse of OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $195.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027805

Condition: Very Good


298 pp, light greyish-green cloth covered boards w/blk lettering w/color pastedown on the front panel, blank endpapers, black & white illustrations, thickness 1-5/16", spine imprint is in semi-script, "fancy" letters. Founded on and continuing the famous OZ stories by L. Frank Baum. this is later imprint. Hanff - xxix The story starts in Skampavia, a tiny country outside Oz, where Skamperoo, the ambitious & discontented king, decides to become king of all Oz. His companion is Chalk, the magnificent white wishing horse, & it is the good horse sense of Chalk that brings about the hap... View more info

The Silver Princess in OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1938

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 022330

Condition: Very Good


255 pp, red cloth covered boards w/pictorial paper label in colors, plain eps, spine imprint: "Reilly | & Lee" The semi-script, "fancy" publisher imprint (I), 1-3/16" thick, 32-page gatherings, no spine illustration. Hanff, Greene, Martin - XXXII. The adventures of young King Randy of Regalia & his royal elephant, Kabumpo, when they go to visit the king's friend, Jinnicky, Red Jinn of the Land of Ev. Snow Who's Who - 260. slight wear to the corners, prev owner wrote name on ownership page in pencil. View more info

The Purple Prince of OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $195.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022220

Condition: Very Good


281 pp, dark-purple cloth covered boards w/color pictorial paper label on front cover, pictorial self-endpapers in black & white, spine imprint: "Reilly | & Lee" boldface. 1-3/8" thick. 12 full-color inserts on plate stock coated on printed side only. Hanff, Greene, Martin - XXVI. "The Prince has to accept challenges, conquer, & perform feats of daring before he can become king. Prince Randy of Regalia wins the friendship of Kabumpo the elephant" Snow Who's Who - 262. spine toned, slight wear to corners, peeled spot on ffep. View more info

The Gnome King of OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $357.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022213

Condition: Very Good-


282 pp, light jade-green cloth covered boards w/pictorial paper label in colors, black & white pictorial eps, spine imprint: "Reilly | & Lee". The boldface publisher imprint, 1-1/4" thick, 12 full-color inserts by John Neill, w/plate stock coated on both sides. Hanff, Greene, Martin - XXI. "This is Peter's first visit to Oz - Peter being a small boy from Philadelphia. Peter accompanies the Nome King on another of that former monarch's periodic attempts to conquer Oz." Snow Who's Who - 260. some wear to the corners, rear hinge cracking. View more info