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by Malcolm Saville

Illustrated by A.R. Whitear

Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa. 1962

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Plenty of humour as well as excitement in this Lone Pine adventure set in the Shropshire hill country. Green boards, black titles to spine. Endpapers are maps. 246 pages.

Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and browned to rear panel.

Stock no. 1325439

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  • As Peter rides across the Long Mynd to meet David and the twins at Seven Gates she is caught in a thunderstorm and forced to shelter in a ruined cottage. Here she meets a handsome young man to whom she is instantly attracted and who asks for help in exploring the country she has known for sixteen years.
  • This is the beginning of an astonishing adventure involving the Lone Piners and in which David and Peter are eventually imprisoned by a fall of rock in the old mine workings in the heart of the Stiperstones - and realise that they are growing up. The twins and their Scottie dog, brave Jenny who is rescued from a frightening situation by her hero Tom Ingles, and young Harriet too, all play their part in a search for treasure which was hidden in the hills by an enemy twenty years ago.

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