THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1944
Nearly fine condition in a good dustwrapper. Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations.
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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- 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.