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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Stead

Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Red boards, black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. The case of the pirate U-Boat.

Spine bumped. Browning to endpapers and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to preliminary pages and to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and just a little grubby to rear panel.

Stock no. 1323316

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