First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings (some accented with blue or red) by Eileen Soper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a little offsetting to the free endpapers are otherwise clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very good rubbed and nicked price-clipped dustwrapper which has several short closed tears to the edges, and residue from a piece of tape (now removed) to the underside. Not price clipped (7s 6d to the front flap).
The eighteenth adventure of The Famous Five.
Stock code: 22039