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FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND

Written by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Eileen Soper
Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1942

FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1992. Hardback.

A facsimile of the first adventure celebrates 50 years of the Famous Five. The Famous Five's first adventure featuring a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure. Blue boards, black titles. 32 full-page b/w drawings.

Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper. Small glue marks to spine. A few pale foxspots to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lovely and bright!

Stock no. 2124739

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FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1942. Hardback.

Pale blue cloth, black titles. Plain endpapers. 32 full-page b/w drawings. The Famous Five's first adventure featuring a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure.

Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Browning to top and bottom of spine. A few light marks to boards. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little surface paper damage and small mark to front endpaper. Some foxing and a few marks otherwise contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and creases and some areas of loss which has been cleverly disguised with photocopy beneath (not attached to the wrapper). Small tears to front and rear flap folds have been mended on verso with clear tape. Spine and rear panel are grubby. Light foxing to verso.

Stock no. 1404490

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FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1942. Hardback.

Pale blue cloth, black titles. Plain endpapers. 32 full-page b/w drawings. The Famous Five's first adventure featuring a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure.

Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Spine bumped. Light spotting (damp?) to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint just starting to crack. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with extensive tape repairs on verso. Rear panel and spine are a bit grubby. There is 1" loss to top of spine and top edge of front panel besides spine. NOT price-cut (showing 5/- net). Overall a decent copy of this scarce Blyton book.

Stock no. 1310118

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Contents

  • The first book in The Famous Five series
  • When siblings Julian, Dick and Anne learn that they cannot go for their usual summer holiday to Polseath, they are invited to spend the summer with their Aunt Fanny and Uncle Quentin at their home Kirrin Cottage, in the coastal village of Kirrin. They also meet their cousin Georgina, a surly, difficult girl, who tries hard to live like a boy and only answers to the name George.
  • Read more about the famous five books

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