Title: Five on a Secret Trail
Author: Enid Blyton
Illustrator: Eileen Soper
Year: 1956 (First Edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Jacket Condition: Fair
Description: This time the Five are on the trail of something they don't understand… there is the old ruined cottage, the strange boy, the weird noises and people trying to frighten the Five away from the place…
Excellent b&w and two-tone monochrome illustrations throughout (many of which are full-page). Endpapers and pastedowns depict a two-tone monochrome illustration of Dick and Julian looking out over a field at night.
Red cloth boards with black text on front and spine. Author's signature embossed in black on front board. Corners straight; spine only slightly bumped. Dust jacket is unclipped (7s 6d net) and 99% complete with only a negligible loss at the head and some fraying at the tail of the spine, respectively. Edges rubbed. Light soiling on rear.
Rare to find in a jacket that isn't falling apart.
Measures: 7.6″ × 5.2″ (19 cm × 13 cm). 8vo. 182 pp.