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The Giant Horse of Oz

Thompson, Ruth P (Baum)

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ISBN 10: 0345323599 / ISBN 13: 9780345323590
Published by Reilly & Lee
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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c. 1928 1st Edition, 1st State with misprint on frontispiece-"oniberon" for "quiberon" 12 color plates. Plate 128 has been tipped back in & has a fold line down left border & very slight edge wear at top but no lettering or picture is affected. Endpapers repaired at hinges. Name & date on owners page & number 22 written at top of front endpaper. Mild rubbing to front pastedown. All spine lettering clear. Very faint pencil image on rear cover, barely noticeable. Very Good Color scan sent upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 008608

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Title: The Giant Horse of Oz

Publisher: Reilly & Lee

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Return to L. Frank Baum?s wonderful world of Oz with this illustrated children?s book series.

The Scarecrow, tiny Trot from California, and Benny (a living stone statue from Boston) encounter High Boy, whose telescopic legs and airy personality make him in every way the Giant Horse of Oz! High Boy himself is on an expedition with Herby the Medicine Man and little Prince Philador of the spectacular Ozure Isles, whose home has been threatened with utter destruction by a terrifying monster sea serpent.
 
They all come together in a thrilling episode of Ozian history?which includes the discovery of the enchanted past of the wonderful Good Witch of the North, the very first person Dorothy met when she arrived from Kansas many years before.
 
Praise for the Oz series
 
?Where the young stay young and the old grow young forever?these books are for readers of all ages.? ?Ray Bradbury
 
?The land of Oz has managed to fascinate each new generation. . . . The Oz books continue to exert their spell . . . and those who read [them] are often made what they were not?imaginative, tolerant, alert to wonders.? ?Gore Vidal
 
?I was raised with the Oz books, and their enchantment, humor and excitement remain with me. They are still a joy and a treasure. I welcome this Oz revival.? ?Stephen R. Donaldson

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Trot from California and Benny, a living stone statue from Boston, join a giant horse in Ozian adventures involving a monster sea serpent.

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