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Five Go to Mystery Moor

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1962

Seller ID: 012180

Condition: Near Very Good


Sixth impression. Red boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 183pp; b/w ills. Tape residue to edge of front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly creased to edges with a couple of tiny nicks and chips; light sunning to spine. The 13th adventure of the Famous Five. [819: E3] View more info

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The Famous Five Special

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 012196

Condition: Near Very Good


Omnibus edition containing 'Five Go Off to Camp', 'Five Go Off in a Caravan' and 'Five Have a Wonderful Time'. Red cloth boards with black decs in pictorial dustwrapper; 512pp; two-tone ills. Slight lean to spine with occasional small mark or nick to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little loose-fitting. rubbed, creased, nicked and chipped to edges with light tanning to spine. [819: G2] View more info

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The Rat-a-Tat Mystery

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012202

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards lacking dustwrapper; 256pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Bumping to corners, sunning to spine; message in pencil to front endpaper. [819: X3] View more info

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The Mystery of the Secret Room - Being the Third Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012225

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial wraparound dustwrapper; 151pp; b/ w ills. Slight lean to spine and splay to boards; light foxing to page block edges; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper (8s.6d.net) is significantly rubbed and creased with nicked and chipped edges; light sunning to spine lettering.The third book in Enid Blyton's famous Mystery Series. [819: G2] View more info

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The Mystery of the Strange Bundle - Being the Tenth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012226

Condition: Good


Yellow cloth boards with green lettering in pictorial wraparound dustwrapper; 179pp; b/ w ills. Light corner wear with light foxing to page block edges; old tape mark and small nick to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is significantly rubbed and creased to edges with chipped corners and spine ends and some tape repairs to reverse; sunning to spine and water marking to edges of front flap. The tenth book in Enid Blyton's famous Mystery Series. [819: G2] 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: £22.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012233

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial wraparound dustwrapper; 164pp; b/w ills. Very light bumping to corners and light foxing/spotting to page block edges; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has significant rubbing and creasing to edges and folds with chipping to corners and small losses to spine ends with tape repair to reverse side; light staining to spine. The first book in Enid Blyton's famous Mystery Series. [819: G2] View more info

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The Adventurous Four Again

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 012248

ISBN: 0603032907

Condition: Near Very Good


Rewards Series No. 40. Glazed pictorial boards; 185pp; b/w ills. Slight indentation marks to cover; tanning to pages. [819: X3] View more info

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Mister Meddle's Mischief

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1970

Seller ID: 012256

ISBN: 0603032761

Condition: Very Good


Rewards Series No. 26. Glazed pictorial boards; 184pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing and bumping to corners; light thumbing to pages. [819: X3] View more info

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The Mystery of Holly Lane : Being the Eleventh Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012277

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering and decs in pictorial wraparound dustwrapper; 179pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine; light foxing to page block edges; light bruising to spine ends; tape residue mark to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has significant rubbing and creasing to edges and folds with chipping to ragged spine ends which have been taped to reverse; light sunning to spine. The eleventh book in the mystery series. [819: S3] View more info

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Jim and the Dolphin (Jim Hunter Books)

By: BUTTERWORTH, Ben & STOCKDALE, Bill

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Educational Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 006359

ISBN: 0423893505

Condition: Near Very Good


Stapled pictorial card covers; b/w ills. Cover lightly creased and tanned. One of 14 books in the Jim Hunter Series. View more info

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Star of the Air

By: CARTER, Dorothy

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 006735

Condition: Good


Turquoise cloth boards with silver decs in pictorial dustwrapper; 251pp; b/w frontis. Boards bumped to corners; no front endpaper possibly as published; previous owner gift inscription to reverse of title page; browning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper has losses to spine ends and a number of chips and tears with tape residue to reverse side; sunning to spine. 'After her triumph in the King's Cup Air Race ...it was not surprising that a Hollywood contract should follow for Marise Duncan.' View more info

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The Hounds of Caprozzi

By: CASTLE, Douglas

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 008174

Condition: Good


Undated, war economy standard. Blue cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; four b/w plates. Lean and reading crease to spine; number in green pen to front pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased with several large chips and small tears; the rear panel is grubby with a small red ink splot. The story of two French boys in a labour camp under the Germans . View more info

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The Cave

By: CHURCH, Richard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003499

Condition: Good


Brown cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 181pp; b/w ills. Slight skew to spine. Price-clipped dustwrapper is browned with rubbed edges and chips to corners and spine head, now in removable sleeve. Five boys plan an expedition to limestone caves resulting in a thrilling tale of tension and suspense. View more info

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Under Sara's Wing

By: COATTS, Rita

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, W&R Chambers Ltd: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012012

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 202pp. Light marking to boards; prize plate dated 1955 to half-title page; tanning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, creased and nicked to edges. Sara Denton rescues an Eastern princess from the Prince's dangerous and desperate rivals.[719: S3] View more info

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Half Moon Investigations

By: COLFER, Eoin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Puffin Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002981

ISBN: 0141382708

Condition: Good


Black boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 311pp. Boards bumped to corners; pages tanned. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges; small sticky patch to rear panel. Fletcher Moon, half-pint schoolboy and private detective finds himself in trouble. View more info

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Adventure in the West

By: COLVER, Alice Ross

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Children's Press: 1955

Seller ID: 011810

Condition: Good


Challenge Series. Pictorial boards; 156pp. Boards rubbed to edges with repaired surface tear to upper spine and light creasing to boards; previous owner details to front pastedown; browning to pages. 'A modern ranch story for girls'. [518:R3]. View more info

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Island Inheritance

By: COURTNEY, Christine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Inglis: 1961

Seller ID: 009839

Condition: Good


Sunshine Series. Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; colour frontis. Foxing to page block edges; prize plate to front endpaper; tanning to endpapers and pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, creased and nicked to edges. View more info

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The Secret of Grange Farm

By: COWEN, Frances

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 012176

Condition: Near Very Good


Undated edition. Green boards, silver decs to front in pictorial dustwrapper; 188pp. Light marking to front endpaper and upper edge of page block; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks and chips; light marking to rear panel and some surface rubbing to front panel. Bette Danvers decides to return to Grange Farm to help with the harvest, but finds herself in the midst of a dangerous adventure.[819:R3] View more info

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The Secret of the Loch

By: COWEN, Frances

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, The Children's Press: 1968

Seller ID: 012205

Condition: Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; 188pp. Browning to pages. [819: X3] View more info

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The Sacred Stone: A Magical Mystery Book

By: COWLEY, Stewart

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Wishing Well Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004885

ISBN: 0887058590

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards with cut-away and transparent windows. An exciting adventure set in a magical, three-dimensional world. View more info