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BACKING UP BILLY BUNTER

by Frank Richards

Illustrated by C.H. Chapman

Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st. 1955

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Poor Bunter was in the worst possible situation - he had jolly well got to work for a scholarship to stay on at Greyfriars! Light blue boards, red titles. 224 pages. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations.

Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few closed tears and nicks; some grubby marks to rear panel.

Stock no. 2121453

Price £45.00

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Contents

  • Poor Bunter was in the worst possible situation! He had to work for a scholarship to stay on at Greyfirars as his father had to make up a little matter of £5000 which belonged to a client of his and which had disappeared with his chauffeur, Triggs. Triggs was supposed to have picked up Bunter and his friends for a half-holiday drive to the sea but when he didn't appear they decided to join Vernon-Smith who went for a picnic on Popper's Island which was out of bounds and had been rented from Sir Hilton popper by a very aggressive bearded camper. Bunter & co. argued with this camper which led to a very undignified punishment. Vernon -Smith wasn't going to take a beating lying down and his revenge save Bunter a lot of work.

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