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BILLY BUNTER'S FIRST CASE

by Frank Richards

Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald

Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st. 1953

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages.

Bump to base of spine. Light damp mark to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has 7/6 original price to front flap; has edge-creasing and tears and chips; a few small pieces of loss; grubby to rear panel.

Stock no. 2121424

 

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Contents

  • The case of Coker's missing tenner set all Greyfriars talking. Although Coker was known to be careless with his money but he wouldn't expect two five pound notes to vanish from his blazer pocket just because he left it in his study for an hour or two. Bunter came under suspicion as he chose that afternoon to go foraging for the delightful home made jam that Coker kept in his study. Price, from the next door study, had played the horses once too often and needed to produce ten pounds for his bookie.
  • Bunter eventually managed to persuade Mr. Prout that he had been intent on lining his stomach not his pockets and he resolved to find the criminal.He had just been reading SHerlock Hoimes and it was obviously all very simple. But it took a lot of unintentional help from the Famous Five before he finally uncovered tose two fivers.

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