Pirates in OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson, Illustrated by John R. Neill — First Edition First Printing 1931 HC with All 12 Colored Plates Intact — RARE
Publisher: Reilly and Lee Company, 1931
Rare, first edition, first printing copy of Ruth Plumly Thompson's "Pirates in OZ" with all 12 colored plates intact. The boards and binding are solid and tight, save some shelf-wear on spine ends and corners. The pages are crisp and generally clean save for spots of discoloration on pages 87-89, and 180-181. The 12 colored plates are crisp, clear and in excellent condition. The beginnings of minor page separation to front board's corresponding page which has been secured by a piece of tape. Please see pics. A wonderful first edition / first printing Oz book for your collection.
Peter returns to Oz for a third time, this time w/Captain Samuel
Salt/his pirates on the Nonestic Ocean (surrounding the landmass of
Oz/neighbor countries); Old Ruggedo, the Gnome King has returned, cursed
w/a Silence Stone, deciding to answer an ad for King of
Menankypoo (whose people communicate w/words appearing on their
foreheads), demanding a voiceless king; Soon he becomes leader of a band
of pirates and rebels, attempting once again to conquer Oz.