Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz


Author: Ruth Plumly Thompson

Illustrator: John R. Neill

THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly. Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz. Illustrated by John R. Neill. Chicago: Reilly & Lee [1929]. 8vo, 253pp. + [2] advts. Greenish-grey cloth with spine pictorially stamped in black and color pictorial paper label affixed to the front. Pictorial endpapers; 12 full-color plates and numerous b&w illustrations. Spine ends and corners a bit rubbed, else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (small chips at spine ends, corners and upper edge, 4.5” tear at upper rear flap, 3.5” closed tear at front hinge, small closed tears at bottom of rear, price-clipped).

First edition, first state, first state dust jacket (listing only to this title on rear flap). From the collection of Fred M. Meyer, longtime Secretary of the International Wizard of Oz Club. Peter, the lad from Philadelphia, joins forces with Jack Pumpkinhead to rescue Ozma and the Emerald City from conquest by Mogodore, the infamous Red Baron of Baffleburg. The 23rd Oz book and the 9th by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Bienvenue p111.