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298 pages; Wonderful pictorial binding. Contents clean and tight in original green cloth binding with colour illustration mounted on front board depicting three characters floating about with colourful umbrellas. Black and white illustrations throughout. Date on copyright page is 1934. Speedy in Oz (1934) is the twenty-eighth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the fourteenth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was Illustrated by John R. Neill. This book features Umbrella Island, which floats in the sky, navigated via a huge umbrella. The king is not very good at steering and the island bumps it into a giant's head. For compensation, Loxo, the great brute, demands the King's daughter Gureeda, whom he mistakes for a boy, as a servant to lace his huge boots. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.