FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Eileen Soper
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 10th. 1953
Almost very good condition. The very first Famous Five book in which the Five encounter a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure. Red boards. 191 pages. Blue pictorial endpapers showing the island. B/w illustrations.
Spine bumped, some damp staining to spine and rear cover edges. Heavy foxing. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked showing webbing beneath.
Stock no. 1320726
- 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.
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