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by Malcolm Saville

Illustrated by Michael Whittlesea

Published by Newnes. 1st. 1966

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. This exciting and fast-moving story is the 16th adventure of the Lone Piners once more set against the background of the Shropshire hills. Green covers, gilt titles and Lone Pine vignette. Maps to endpapers. B/w illustrations. 183 pages.

Spine bumped and slightly faded. Tiny brown spot to rear cover. Contents generally clean, brown mark to top corner of page 173. Foxing, mainly to text block and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of chips and small tear to base of rear fold. Rear panel ever so slightly grubby.

Stock no. 1507446


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  • Tom Ingles, now getting bored with working on his uncle's farm, gets a lift on a London -bound lorry driven on its night journey by one of his new friends. An attack on the lorry introduces the vivid, topical plot against the author's familiar background of the Shropshire Hills. The Lone Piners soon become involved in the thrilling consequences as they gather again at Witchend for the summer holidays.

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