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NODDY'S CASTLE OF BOOKSBlyton, Enid.Illustrated by Beek, .
Stock no. 595364
Sampson Low. 1st. 1954. Fine condition. Five small format paperwrap books contained in shaped pictorial slipcase with opening doors at front. B/w illustrations. This set is ex-shop stock so the books are unread. Covers are superbly clean and bright with just tiny nicks at spine ends. The staples are rusty. Contents mint. Pictorial slipcase has slight crease to one side but is unused and the doors have never been opened. A super set, rare in this condition. [R] Price: £200.00
BIMBO AND TOPSYBlyton, Enid.Illustrated by Gee, Lucy.
Stock no. 813620
George Newnes Ltd.. 1st. 1943. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Top and tail of spine faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pages lightly browned with odd foxspot. Pictorial wrapper is grubby with slight loss to corners and top and tail of spine. Red title to wrapper spine is faded. [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..
The Adventure Series
A series of eight exciting adventure stories, first published between 1944 - 1955.
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