Hodder & Stoughton
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Two boys in a helicopter fly their way through a thrilling and novel adventure. Green cloth, black titles with vignette to front cover. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 6 b/w illustrations and two colour plates. 220 pages, top edge dyed brown. Minimal bumping to spine. Foxing else clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss, grubby to rear panel and has some pencil prices written to front flap (printed price covered with green crayon).
This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Covers are unevenly faded. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small booksellers label to rear pastedown. Light foxing throughout, endpapers browned. All plates are present and in fine condition.
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The Famous Five in the 9th adventure, alone at Kirrin Cottage with the problem of Gipsy-girl Jo. Red boards. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Blue and white endpapers. 192 pages. 4th impression. Spine slightly bumped. Contents clean although there is a slight musty smell to the pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a couple of small edge tears.
The Thirteenth Famous Five Adventure. Red boards with black titles. B/w endpapers and illustrations. 183 pages. Seventh impression. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing else contents clean. Light corner crease to one page. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed but otherwise clean and complete.
The fifteenth Famous Five adventure. Red boards, black titles. B/w endpapers and illustrations. 182 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. A few small, light marks to textblock else contents bright and clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a small crease to front flap.
Red boards, black titles. Yellow and black pictorial endpapers. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 190 pages. Second impression. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some pale stains to page edges and some corner creases. Foxing to contents. Old sellotape marks to dustwrapper flaps. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss (especially to spine and corners) and number 8 written to base of wrapper spine.
Nothing could please the Five better than a mystery that no one can understand - but they never give up... Number 20 in the series. Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations and pictorial endpapers. 184 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Light and pale foxing to textblock. Pale brown spots to page 166 else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/worn but complete.
The fifth Famous Five Adventure. Red boards with black titles. Colour frontis. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Green, white and black pictorial endpapers showing five in a cavern. 208 pages. Third impression. Spine slightly bumped. Some small corner creases and some pale stains to page margins else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn, loss to top and bottom of spine. Number 5 written to base of wrapper spine.
Red boards, black titles and vignette. Colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Large foxspots to endpapers and prelims, smaller foxspots to page edges. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with some slight loss to top of spine. Rear panel is slightly grubby and there are large foxspots to verso of wrapper.
Blue cloth with gilt titles. 215 pages. 6 full-page b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light browning to endpapers, light foxing to endpapers and textblock. Small mark to top edge of textblock.
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Blue boards with black titles. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w and two-colour illustrations. Colour frontis. The third Famous Five book. Third impression. Spine slightly bumped, some browning to base of spine and edge of front cover. Heavy foxing. Some marks to rear endpapers. Dustwrapper is worn with loss and some damp spots, number '3' written to base of spine.
The ninth book about the Famous Five - alone at Kirrin Cottage with the problem of Gypsy-girl Jo! Red boards, black titles. B/w pictorial endpapers and illustrations. 182 pages. Ninth impression. Slight bumping to spine. Endpapers slightly browned. Some light brown stains to some pages and some foxing. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and creased.