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THE FAMOUS FIVE CARD GAME
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1507137
Published by Pepys. Very good condition.

A Pepys Game. 'Smugglers & Treasure'. Based on four of the books about the adventures of the five. Contains 4 sets of 8 Adventure cards, 4 Danger cards, 2 General Danger cards and 6 All Safe cards plus Rules booklet. circa 1950s. All cards present, light creasing to two cards, very little edge wear. Rule booklet present, staple rusty. Contained in original box which is a little edge worn, one of small flaps almost detached, tear to either side at top, small amount of pencil writing to front.
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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.
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WINGS OVER THE AMAZON
Written by David T. Lindsay. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1813847
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1937. Good condition.

The Ace Series. Blue boards, black title to spine. 222 pages. 4 b/w plates. 38 pages publisher adverts to rear. Front board heavily marked/stained. Spine edges and corners frayed. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Light page browning. Cigarette odour present.
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SECRET BOMBER
Written by Sandy Powell.
Stock no. 1813846
Published by Allan Wingate. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A novel which will enthrall many who share a passionate interest in Flight, adventure, and suspense. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SINGED by the author with a gift dedication to title page. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to verso, faded to spine with a small tear to rear spine edge, rear panel a little grubby.
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FIND OUT! THE ENID BLYTON MYSTERY GAME
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1507136
Published by Pepys; Castell Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pepys Series. Play with the Famous Finders-Out. Contains 12 Mystery Cards, 12 Clue cards and 12 Find-Outers. 4 Buster cards, 2 P.C. Goon cards and 2 Inspector Jennings cards plus Rules booklet. Game is based on Rummy. circa 1950s. All cards present, minimal wear to edges. Rule booklet present, 2" tear to last page. Contained in original box which is edge worn and slightly grubby, creases to sides, one of small flaps missing from top edge.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1967
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406637
Published by Daily Express. 1967. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards - Rupert on snow-covered hill pulling a dog on a sledge. 1st story Rupert and the Lost List. Magic Painting pages. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom of spine worn. Bump to bottom of rear board. Small hole in spine. NOT price cut or inscribed. Magic paintings are browned with most being UNTOUCHED, with only a couple of patches of colour. Contents very good.
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BIGGLES AND THE DARK INTRUDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813845
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st thus 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

1st Hardback edition of this book orginal published in paperback in 1967. Red boards and gilt title to spine. 190 pages. Browning to top edge of text block. Boards clean and bright. Pictorial dustwrapper is crinkled by damp to rear panel and a little grubby to spine.
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BIGGLES GOES ALONE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813844
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 156 pages. Boards clean. Imprint of label to facing front endpaper. Top edge of text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper has '6d' written in ink to top of front flap, is edge-worn and scuffed, grubby to rear panel.
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RUPERT ANNUAL 1937 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1406636
Published by Daily Express. 1937. Fair condition.

The second Rupert annual. Colour pictorial boards showing Rupert and chums on a bridge. 1st story Rupert and the Snow Machine. Red cloth spine, black lettering. 124 pages. 7.5x10". Red and black illustrations throughout. Spine bumped and worn and slightly faded. Corners bumped and very worn. Boards scuffed especially at edges. Joints and hinges cracked. Name and address written in belongs to box has been crossed out and same name and address written again. Letters on title page have been shaded with pencil. Colour transfers of flowers and butterflies to verso of title page. Colouring, generally neat, to some illustrations. Some pencil marks. Occasional page numbers written in purple pencil to bottom of some pages. Drawing to rear endpapers. Grubby marks to most pages.
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BIGGLES HITS THE TRAIL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1813843
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 250 pages. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and torn, tape strengthening to verso.
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BIGGLES' SPECIAL CASE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813842
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st thus 1963. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrations accredited to Stead, but none present (as issued). Light wear to corners. 2" score running vertically down spine. Cigarette odour present.
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BIGGLES TAKES A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813841
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1963. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Light wear to corners, rear board grubby. Text block browned with minor foxspots. Cigarette odour present.
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