by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by G.W. Backhouse
Published by Werner Laurie. 4th. 1955
Slightly better than good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Originally written under Blyton's pen name Mary Pollock. Cream boards. Black title to spine. B/w illustrations.
Spine slightly bumped. Light bump to top edge of front cover. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers partially browned. Pages 21/22 and 27/28 are almost detached. Light foxing to text block. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tiny chips and tears to ends of spine and folds. Panels slightly grubby. Light browning to verso.
Stock no. 1506322
- Smuggler Ben was really a fisherboy who loved pretending to be a smuggler and spent his time exploring the cliff and caves and rowing about in his boat. Hilary, Frances and Alec met him while they were on holiday and made friends with him.
- One day while they were poking about in some caves they stumbled across three spies.