Wizard of Way-up


Author: Ruth Plumly Thompson

Illustrator: Multiple

THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly. The Wizard of Way-up and Other Wonders. With the Original Illustrations by Marge, Arthur Henderson, Chas J. Coll, Dick Martin and Others. Edited by James E. Hanff and Douglas G. Greene. [NC]: International Wizard of Oz Club, 1985. 8vo, xiv 186pp. Mustard cloth pictorially stamped in black. Photograph frontispiece and numerous b&w illustrations. Spine ends lightly rubbed, lower corners minutely so, else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket.

First edition, being one of 500 numbered copies. An extensive collection of children’s stories and verses written by Ruth Plumly Thompson for the Philadelphia Ledger, King Comics, and Jack and Jill magazine.