The Thursday 13 – Celebrate Judy Garland’s Birthday With 13 (free!) Vintage Book Downloads From The Land Of Oz

Today is the birthday of Judy Garland – a Lady near the top of my Favorite Ladies list (in the company of Amelia Earhart, Saint Joan of Arc, Sylvia Plath, Maya Angelou … but that’s a list for another Thursday 13 :) )

Let’s celebrate Ms. Garland’s birthday with a collection of 13 scans of vintage books by L. Frank Baum – “Royal Historian Of Oz” –

1. Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz – (illustrated)

2. Glinda Of Oz – In which are related the Exciting Experiences of Princess Ozma of Oz, and Dorothy, in their hazardous journey to the home of the Flatheads, and to the Magic Isle of the Skeezers, and how they were rescued from dire peril by the sorcery of Glinda the Good (text only)

3.The Emerald City of Oz (text only)

4.Little Wizard Stories of Oz (illustrated)

5. The Lost Princess of Oz

6. The Magic of OZ – A Faithful Record of the Remarkable Adventures of Dorothy and Trot and the Wizard of Oz, together with the Cowardly Lion, the Hungry Tiger and Cap’n Bill, in their successful search for a Magical and Beautiful Birthday Present for Princess Ozma of Oz (text only)

7. The Marvelous Land of Oz – Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman and also the strange experiences of the highly magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkin-head, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz (text only)

8. Ozma of Oz – A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous to Mention Faithfully Recorded Herein (text only)

9. The Patchwork Girl of Oz (illustrated)

10. Rinkitink in Oz (illustrated)

11. The Road to Oz (illustrated)

12. The Royal Book of Oz – In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and how he was rescued and brought back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion ( illustrated with b/w drawings)

13. The Tin Woodman of Oz (illustrated)

View the collection of dozens of books by L. Frank Baum – “Royal Historian Of Oz” – visit Project Gutenberg 

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