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Enid Blyton
2006. ENID BLYTON. NODDY LIBRARY. COMPLETE 1st EDITION SET Numbered 1-24.. This is a Unique opportunity to acquire a complete set of the Noddy Library of books in First Edition format. This set has been compiled over 10years as these books are really difficult to find in good condition, and as appreciated with correct dustwrappers. Each book conforms to all the criteria required to confirm 1st edition print status as listed by Tony Summerfield of The Enid Blyton Society, from his guide of 19.6.2006. A brief summary follows but questions about individual books are welcomed. Books 1-6 have rounded spines(rest are flat), published by Sampson,Low,Marston & Co. Ltd 25, Gilbert Street, London W1 only. Book 1 has very thick(0.26mm) almost card like paper, Books 2,3 thick but less so(0.22mm). Book 1 has lighter green lettering to both book and DW, especially on the word 'BY', the only book to be price clipped. see pic. No book has a date until No16 as 1958. Book 14 is only one without Noddy depicted on the spine. Book 24 is dated in Roman Numerals with AEROPLANE in orange to title page, an extremely difficult book to find. Each book dustwrapper were required has been carefully renovated using Japanese tissue and cellulose adhesive,( compatible with the paper,) to the reverse to prevent further deterioration where small losses had occurred. The colouration has then been touched in with watercolour to give the result seen in the photos. I have done this work myself and am being entirely open with the book descriptions as it is not my intention to restore the books to as new condition … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: hippodave [Holywell, GB]
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