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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2131730
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1942. Very good condition.

Green cloth with black title to spine and front cover and vignette of planes flying over madrid to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Small nick to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE SPITEFUL LETTERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1318339
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The fourth story of the Five Find-Outers - and Dog. Green cloth, red titles and vignette of magnifying glass to front cover. B/w illustrations. 166 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight damp staining to cover edges. Inscriptionn in ink to front free-endpaper (and name in felt-tip pen). Dustwrapper is foxed on verso, edge worn with slight loss to spine top and tail and a little grubby.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2130540
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The second adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Blue/green mottled boards, yellow titles. Magnifying glass vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with chips and tears; only a little loss. Some grubby marks to wrapper.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1317708
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, black titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. The 6th adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Spine and corners bumped and lightly rubbed with some browning to top and tail of spine. Title and vignette to front cover has faded. Foxing to contents. A few light corner creases. Dustwrapper is worn with a large tear to lower 1/4 of spine and some loss top and tail, patch of surface paper damage (2.5 x 4cm) to rear panel of wrapper.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE SPITEFUL LETTERS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2129016
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 5th 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The fourth story of the Five Find-Outers (and dog) Orange cloth, black titles and small vignette to front cover. Black and white illustrations. 166 pages. 7.5 x 5". Pale spotting to covers. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a few bits of loss.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE PANTOMIME CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1407034
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Being the Seventh Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Cream covers, green titles and magnifying glass vignette. 181 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Browning to spine, front cover and edges of rear cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing particularly to endpapers and page edges. Some light fingering. Colouring to some illustrations. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears. Folds are rubbed. Scratch to edge of front cover. Spine is browned.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1406758
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1952. Slightly better than 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. Light foxing to edge of text block and a few small margin marks otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears. One tear has been mended on verso with clear tape. Chipping to corners. Spine a little faded. Light browning and foxing to verso.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE PANTOMIME CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1506319
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Being the Seventh Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Cream covers, green titles and magnifying glass vignette. 181 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Faint dark line through title on front cover. A little foxing to cover edges, endpapers and text block. Faint name to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some chips, tears and creases. Some loss from bottom of front panel. Some foxing. Spine slightly browned.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN HOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2121211
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, black titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. The 6th adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Some fading to front cover and along edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and faded to spine; a few pieces of loss to top of spine; top corner of front panel and top corners of rear panel. Most loss has been 'disguised' by a partial colour photocopy underneath original wrapper. Other small nicks and chips.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE BURNT COTTAGE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1315317
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The First Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Discoveries, Shocks, Surprises and Excitements by the dozen! Blue cloth, magnifying glass vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 164 pages. SIGNED by the author on an autograph slip which has been stuck to the front free-endpaper and dedicated to Ria. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Autograph slip is foxed but contents are fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased and torn with some slight loss and tape repairs on verso.

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FLAK THE STORY OF A CANINE HERO OF THE WAR
Written by Shirley Goulden. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1805858
Published by W.H. Allen & Co. Limited. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Story of a Canine Hero of the War (World War II). Flak was an alsatian belonging to an airman of the Royal Air Force. Red cloth spine, pictorial front board, colour illustrations. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn and spotted.

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FLAK THE STORY OF A CANINE HERO OF THE WAR
Written by Shirley Goulden. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 626742
Published by W.H. Allen & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Story of a Canine Hero of the War (World War II). Flak was an alsatian belonging to an airman of the Royal Air Force. Red cloth spine, pictorial front board, colour illustrations. covers clean and bright. Binding a little loose (possibly re-sewn). A few tiny blue marks to contents else clean and bright. Pictorial wrapper is foxed and edge-worn.

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