Few fantasy lands have captured our hearts and imaginations, as has the marvellous land of Oz. For over four generations, children and adults alike have revelled in the magical adventures of its beloved folk. Now, for the first time in over seventy years, the second book about Oz is presented here in the same deluxe format as the rare first edition, complete with all 16 of the original John R Neill colour plates, its colourful pictorial binding, and the many black-and-white illustrations that bring it to joyous life.
First issued in 1904, 'The Marvelous Land Of Oz' is the story of the wonderful adventures of the young boy named Tip as he travels throughout the many lands of Oz. Here he meets with our old friends the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman, as well as some new friends like Jack Pumpkinhead, the Wooden Sawhorse, the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, and the amazing Gump. How they thwart the wicked plans of the evil witch Mombi and overcome the rebellion of General Jinjur and her army of young women is a tale as exciting and endearing today as it was when first published over eighty years ago.