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New York: Del Rey, 1986. Trade paperback. Good. Michael Herring, John R. Neill. Ex-library, usual marks and stickers. Cover has edge wear, corner bumps and creases; spine slightly canted but not creased. Del Rey trade paperback, ISBN: 9780345328670, 226 pages, cover art by Michael Herring, interior illustrations by John R. Neill. 8vo (5.5"" x 8.5"") This is a larger trade paperback edition of the original mass paperback edition published by Del Rey, with the same ISBN. First published in 1930, this contains all the original black and white illustrations of John R. Neill, with a new cover painting by Michael Herring and maps of Oz and the surrounding magical countries courtesy of the International Wizard of Oz Club. 24th in series, preceded by Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz, and followed by Pirates in Oz. Sir Hokus of Pokes grows bored with life in the Emerald City, and he and the Comfortable Camel set out for some adventure. Sir Hokus wants to rescue a damsel in distress, or at least find a monster to fight. Meanwhile a boy named Speedy blasts his way to Oz in a homemade rocket ship, where he finds himself in the underground kingdom of Subterranea. Hokus and Speedy join forces _ but will they be powerful enough to rescue Princess Marygolden, and defeat the evil Sultan of Samandra?
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- The Yellow Knight of Oz
- Ruth Plumly Thompson
- Michael Herring, John R. Neill
- Trade paperback
- Book condition
- Used - Good
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Del Rey
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
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- Science Fiction / Fantasy; Classic Childrens books;
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