THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1944
Slightly better than very good condition in a fair dustwrapper. Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations.
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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- Four children in an old half-ruined house set on a wild cliff by the sea, a strange island, called the Isle of Gloom, in the distance - and a ship to sail out to the island to see what is going on there. Secret passages, old forgotten copper-mines on the island, men hidden there doing strange things. a path under the sea-bed itself - there are no end to the adventures that the four children have, Then there is Kiki, the parrot, whose ridiculous chatter delights the children and who shares in their amazing adventures.