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Schoolboy's Adventure Book

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Shoe Lane Publishing Co:

Seller ID: 007173

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards with red cloth spine in matching dustwrapper; 157pp; colour frontis by G.P.Micklewright plus b/w ills. Edges and corners rubbed and worn; internal edges of boards rather grubby; browning to pages; previous owner gift inscription to half-title page. Dustwrapper is rubbed, creased, chipped and torn to edges. Includes 'The Wreck of the Weapon' by E.C. Buley and 'The Secret Ray' by Melton Mowbray. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be requ... View more info

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Collins' Adventure Annual

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 007214

Condition: Near Very Good


Undated. Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 192pp; three colour plates. Light rubbing to board edges; small patch of surface lifting and old price in pen to rear cover; foxing to page block edges and endpapers with scattered foxing to pages. Includes 'Rendezvous Creek' by J.S.Fletcher and 'The Ghosts of Nubhor' by Stuart Campbell. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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The Flying Annual: Thrilling Stories of the Air

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 007215

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards with cloth spine in matching dustwrapper; eight colour plates. Corners rubbed and worn with a couple of chips to board edges; page block edges are foxed and rather grubby; heavy foxing to some pages. Dustwrapper is grubby and foxed with large section missing to front panel affecting all of title; losses to spine end. Includes 'Green Fire' by T.C.Bridges and 'A Yankee at St.Jude's' by R.S.Ell. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be requi... View more info

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Tales of Wells Fargo: Danger Station

By: ALLISON, Sam

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Manchester, World Distributors Limited: 1958

Seller ID: 008022

Condition: Good


Grey boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 185pp. Boards a little puckered with light water marking to front. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with large split to edge of rear flap which is almost detached; smaller split to spine edge. The sixth book of the Television Favourites Library. View more info

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A Handful of Thieves

By: BAWDEN, Nina

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Puffin Books: 1970

Seller ID: 009972

ISBN: 014030472X

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 140pp. Light rubbing to cover edges; light tanning to pages. 'When the sinister Mr Gribble disappears with Gran's savings, Fred and the other members of the Cemetery Committee embark on a dangerous and hair-raining chase to track down the thief.' View more info

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Avontuur Tussen Twee Torens (The Secret of Spiggy Holes)

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hoorn, White Raven, West-Friesland: 1967

Seller ID: 003846

Condition: Good


White Raven Paperback; 128pp; b/w ills; Dutch edition of 'The Secret of Spiggy Holes'. Cover is lightly tanned, rubbed and creased; previous owner name to synopsis page; tanning to pages. View more info

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The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage : The First Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1971

Seller ID: 004672

ISBN: 0416187005

Condition: Very Good


New edition. Grey cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper by Peter Archer which states title on spine as 'The Mystery of the Burnt Cottages'; 160pp; b/w ills. Boards are lightly rubbed to edges; previous owner prize inscription to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges and corners with light marking, now in removable sleeve The first book in the series about the Five Find-Outers and Dog. View more info

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The Mystery of the Hidden House : The Sixth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books: 1971

Seller ID: 005246

ISBN: 0416186807

Condition: Very Good


New edition. Grey cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper by Peter Archer; 194pp; b/w ills. Boards are lightly bumped to lower corners and foot of spine; pages just starting to tone. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly tanned and rubbed to edges. The sixth book in the series about the Five Find-Outers and Dog. View more info

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The Secret of Cliff Castle

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1951

Seller ID: 005633

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 92pp; b/w ills. Cloth lightly sunned to outer edges and spine ends; light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper (4s 6d net) is tanned and a little marked with rubbing and nicks to edges, large chips to corners; someone has traced over a section of the writing to the rear panel in pen. Originally published under the pseudonym 'Mary Pollock' in 1943. View more info

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The Mystery That Never Was

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Collins: 1967

Seller ID: 006028

Condition: Good


Yellow boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 160pp; b/w ills. Slight crease and lean to spine; light bumping to corners; foxing to page block edges; browning to pages; red top edges have bled a little to rear pastedown and endpaper. Price clipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine, rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and splits to edges. One of the Junior Story Books in which four children make up a story to entertain Uncle Rob which then becomes real. View more info

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The Adventurous Four

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006685

ISBN: 0603032877

Condition: Good


Rewards Series. Glazed pictorial boards; 184pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to upper corners; light marking to boards; foxing and small mark to page block edges. View more info

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The Mystery of the Hidden House: Being the Sixth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008586

Condition: Good


Turquoise cloth boards with blue lettering and decs in pictorial wraparound dustwrapper; 197pp; b/w ills. Significant foxing to page block edges and endpapers with Disney Pluto stamp to front endpaper; occasional light marking to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper (8s.6d.) is grubby, rubbed, creased nicked and chipped with mark to spine title. The sixth story in this popular mystery series. View more info

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The Mystery of the Invisible Thief - Being the Eighth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009003

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial wraparound dustwrapper; 173pp; b/w ills. Significant foxing to page block edges and endpapers; Disney Pluto dog stamp to front endpaper and top edge of page block. Unclipped dustwrapper is grubby and foxed, rubbed and creased with chips and small splits. The eighth book in Enid Blyton's famous Mystery Series. View more info

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The Mountain of Adventure

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009514

Condition: Good


Pictorial cloth boards, in partial dustwrapper; 327pp; b/w ills. Lean and ridge to spine with light bumping to corners and light sunning to cloth; browning and spotting to page block edges; occasional spotting and light marking to pages. Only the front half of the dustwrapper (front panel and front flap) remains and that is browned and creased with splits and chips. The fifth book in the Adventure Series. View more info

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The Circus of Adventure

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009516

Condition: Good


Pictorial cloth boards, in partial dustwrapper; 316pp; b/w ills. Lean to spine with light bumping to corners; browning and spotting to page block edges; occasional spotting and light marking to pages; small patches of surface lifting to pastedowns. The dustwrapper is in two pieces and the spine and front flap are missing; the front panel had been stuck to brown paper, still evident to reverse; what remains is rubbed, split and chipped. The seventh book in the Adventure ... View more info

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Secret Seven on the Trail

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Knight Books: 1976

Seller ID: 010931

ISBN: 0340042125

Condition: Good


Twelfth impression. Pictorial card covers; 95pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover; tanning to pages. Book 4 in the Knight Secret Seven series. View more info

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Secret Seven Adventure

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Knight Books: 1976

Seller ID: 010932

ISBN: 0340041579

Condition: Good


Fifteenth impression. Pictorial card covers; 96pp; b/w ills. Slight curl to book; light rubbing and creasing to cover; tanning to pages. Book 2 in the Knight Secret Seven series. View more info

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Five Have Plenty of Fun

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010947

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 187pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine with splay to boards; foxing and marking to page block edges; occasional mark to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges and chipped to corners with 3.5cm tear to head of spine and some staining to reverse side which is faintly visible to front. The 14th book in the Famous Five Series. View more info

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Secret Seven on the Trail

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1964

Seller ID: 010948

Condition: Near Very Good


Eighth impression. Patterned blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 121pp; b/w ills. Slight splay to boards; previous owner details scribbled out to reverse of front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, creased, nicked and chipped to edges. The fourth adventure of the Secret Seven. View more info

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Secret Seven Mystery

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1961

Seller ID: 010958

Condition: Near Very Good


Third impression. Patterned blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 120pp; b/w and two-tone ills. Bumping to corners; foxing to page block edges; ownership box completed. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, creased, nicked and chipped to edges with foxing and browning to reverse side. The ninth adventure of the Secret Seven. View more info