Title: Playways Annual
Author: Chris Temple, Enid Blyton, Eunice Close, et al.
Illustrator: Chris Temple, Barbara Briggs, H.C.S., P.J. Gallant, et al.
Year: 1956 (First Edition)
Publisher: Playways Office
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: Rare annual packed full of stories presented in a mix of comic strip and picture-story format. Highlights include The Gollyboys Move House and Snowball the Pony – the full-length story by Enid Blyton.
Delightfully illustrated in b&w and two-tone monochrome. Also contains several exquisite colour plates.
Matt pictorial boards with green cloth spine. Boards are worn; heavy rubbing to corners and extremities. Two circular marks on the advert for Wright's Coal Tar Soap (refer to additional image). Previous owner has made some minor scribbles on the title page, plus two deep ones on the reverse side of the frontispiece. Neat gift inscription on the ownership page. The Treasure Seekers' Game has had some lines added in black ballpoint. Crossword completed in pencil. Pages are lightly tanned, and in very good, unmarked condition. Closed tear on p. 67. Binding is sound.
Measures 25 cm × 18 cm (10″ × 7.2″). 4to. 122 pp.