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THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1320747
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1955. Almost very good condition.

The 6th adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Blue boards, dark blue titles to spine and front board plus vignette of magnifying glass and finger-print to front. 197 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby and spine slightly browned. Child's name and address in pencil to front pastedown. Some light fingering to contents and endpapers lightly browned.

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1320742
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1953. Good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 2" split to rear edge of spine at base. Covers slightly grubby. Pencil name to front pastedown partially erased. Some light page creases.

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THE VALLEY OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1320741
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1953. Good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The third in the adventure series. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Name and address in ink to front free-endpaper.

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THE MOUNTAIN OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1320740
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1954. Good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Blue titles. 327 pages. The fifth story in the Adventure series. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby. Front joint cracked.

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FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1320726
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 10th 1953. Almost very good condition.

The very first Famous Five book in which the Five encounter a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure. Red boards. 191 pages. Blue pictorial endpapers showing the island. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, some damp staining to spine and rear cover edges. Heavy foxing. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked showing webbing beneath.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE STRANGE BUNDLE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Treyer Evans.
Stock no. 1320725
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Being the Tenth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Why did a man rush out of his house in the middle of the night, in his dressing-gown and slippers, carrying a bundle? Yellow boards, green titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. 179 pages. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Covers slightly grubby. Some page corners creased.

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THE SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by George Brook.
Stock no. 1320724
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 6th 1954. Almost very good condition.

Dark and light blue boards with vignettes of children holding hands. Two-tone illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine slightly faded. Endpapers lightly browned.

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WELL DONE SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by George Brook.
Stock no. 1320723
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 3rd 1953. Almost very good condition.

Green and dark cream pictorial boards showing Seven holding hands.. Two-tone & b/w illustrations. 126 pages. Spine bumped and lightly faded. Endpapers browned.

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GO AHEAD SECRET SEVEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Bruno Kay.
Stock no. 1320721
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 2nd 1953. Very good condition.

Red and grey pictorial boards showing children holding hands. Double-spread two-tone illustration to title page. B/w and two-tone illustrations to text. 128 pages. Spine bumped. Covers a little marked. Inner margin tears to last couple of pages. Some light foxing to textblock.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1320719
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The second adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Who stole the valuable cat? How did it go? How could Luke be cleared of the blame? How could they get the better of old Clear-Orf? Red boards, black titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Top edge of textblock is slightly grubby else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with minimal loss, vertical crease to centre of spine. Pencil scribbles and tick marks to title list on rear flap of wrapper.

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THE SECRET MOUNTAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1320717
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1954. Very good condition.

The third story of the strange adventures of the Secret Island children. Green cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 192 pages. 8.25 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small spot to middle of spine. Light creases to front free-endpaper. Some page corners creased.

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THE ADVENTUROUS FOUR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 1320713
Published by George Newnes Limited. 8th 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light marks to rear cover. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss at base of spine and lower edge of front panel. Large tears and creases to rear panel which is also a bit grubby. There is surface paper damage to both of the dustwrapper flaps.

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