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MR. PINK-WHISTLE'S PARTYBlyton, Enid.Illustrated by Wheeler, Dorothy.
Stock no. 597081
George Newnes Ltd.. 1st. 1955. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Beige cloth with blue titles. B/w illustrations. 152 pages. Couple of corners are bumped. A few small marks to covers. Contents are excellent. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-worn with a couple of tiny chips to corners. Nice and bright! [S] Price: £150.00
THE SEA OF ADVENTUREBlyton, Enid.Illustrated by Tresilian, Stuart.
Stock no. 1303253
Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Another exciting story in the 'Adventure' series. Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. 321 pages. 8 x 5". Spine bumped and just a little browned. Some slight discolouration to cover edges. Joints have started to crack. Foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some loss and tape repairs on verso, a few light creases and a couple of small stains. [R] Price: £140.00
Enid Mary Blyton born August 11 1897 and died November 28 1968, was probably the twentieth century's most successful writer of children's books. A phenomenally prolific author, she wrote an estimated 800 books during a literary career that spanned more than forty years. In 2007 she was the fifth most popular author in the world, placing her ahead of Shakespeare. Read more..