SKY ISLAND: BEING THE FURTHER EXCITING ADVENTURES OF TROT AND CAP'N BILL AFTER THEIR VISIT TO THE SEA FAIRIES
by Baum, L. Frank; Neill, John R. [illustrator]
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, c. 1920. Early Edition, Second State. Hardcover. large 8vo., 288 pp., VG; blue cloth boards (spine age-toned brown), black lettering to spine (legible), pictorial front board; spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, starting hinge between pp. 144-145; bumping/chipping/fraying with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, slight wear to edges of cover art to front board, margins of boards faded brown; dark top, age-toning/wear to text-block; closed tear to gutter of first page (adjacent to "This Book Belongs To" illustration); mild age-toning to margins and gutters of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; Early Reilly & Lee Edition, Second State, c. 1920: 1 p. advertisement listing 13 Oz books to front of volume; full-color frontispiece and many full-color illustrations to interior; SKY ISLAND (orig. pub. 1917) and its predecessor THE SEA FAIRIES (1911) were intended to be a separate fantasy series outside the Oz universe, though Baum did add two characters-Button-Bright and Polychrome, introduced in THE ROAD TO OZ (1909)-to boost interest, ultimately to no avail; shelved Front Case. Dupont. (Inventory #: 9-48-1287978)
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