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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE

Written by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Published by The Thames Publishing Co.

THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Published by The Thames Publishing Co.. Circa. 1960. Hardback.

Red boards, black titles to spine. B/w text illustrations.

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Page browning. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks along edges.

Stock no. 2126528

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1966. Hardback.

Cream pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. The first book in the Adventure series.

Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Bumping to corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Some foxing. Wrapper is browned and foxed with some grubby marks; some edge-tears and chips to wrapper; minimal loss. Surface paper damage/wear along a few edges of wrapper.

Stock no. 2125181

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1944. Hardback.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations.

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Light bumping to top and tail of spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. A few small ink splashes to outer page edges, parts of which go a little through onto page margins. Some foxing. Wrapper is a little faded in places, with edge-tears and chips; little loss to a few corners; some grubby marks, small damp mark to rear panel. This is 1st edition wrapper - because the 'd' is slightly shorter than the '6' on the price on front flap.

Stock no. 1103867

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1944. Hardback.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations.

Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Bottom 2.5" of spine are darkened/damp marked; a few other grubby marks to covers, with a little foxing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1944); part of ink name has transferred across to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins internally. Binding is nice and tight. Pictorial wrapper is quite damaged, with front flap at one time being completely detached, but has been stuck back on with browning sticky tape. Bottom 2.5" of wrapper spine is missing and partially repaired with tape. Other splits and tears to wrapper down edges, with a couple of repairs - otherwise, showing signs of chipping. Front panel illustration is still bright (apart from tape). Still a collectable copy of this 1st edition.

Stock no. 598744

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1944. Hardback.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations.

Slightly better than very good condition in a fair dustwrapper. Light bumping to corners and top and tail of spine. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few brown/yellowing marks to some page margins. A lovely copy in pictorial wrapper which is price-cut with a few foxspots and light marks, edge-torn with some loss and chipped with some tape repairs to verso. Large tear down spine and across about 1/4 of the front panel.

Stock no. 434386

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1944. Hardback.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations.

Nearly fine condition in a good dustwrapper. Spine & corners very slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A beautiful, bright, clean copy. Pictorial wrapper is torn with loss at corners, base of spine, and top half of spine is missing. Loss disguised with photocopy beneath, otherwise wrapper is just very slightly browned and quite bright & clean. Exceptionally scarce in original wrapper.

Stock no. 567529

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton.
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st thus. 1982. Hardback.

Annual size, colour illustrated edition. The main story remains unchanged from the original but the setting and dialogue have been brought up to date. Colour pictorial glazed boards, colour and b/w photographs throughout. 94 pages.

Slightly better than very good condition. Inscription in ink to front pastedown.

Stock no. 803133

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