MAGNET Frank Richards BILLY BUNTER 1st HB illus & COURTFIELD CRACKSMAN Cracksman

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Jun 28, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

GOOD to FAIR CONDITION

This sale is for a large size quality vintage hardback edition entitled “ The Magnet ,” subtitled “ Billy Bunter and the Courtfield Cracksman ,” Magnet Volumes XXXVI & XXXVII, No’s. 1138-1151 inclusive, by Frank Richards, with numerous wonderful illustrations.

It was published by Howard Baker, of London , in 1970 and is the FIRST hard cover edition (originally published in single issues in 1929-1930). This is the fifth volume of the Howard Baker Magnet Library of Complete School Stories, and cost 55 shillings net at the time!

This thick volume contains a collection of stories in continuity, comprising FOURTEEN issues of Magnet during its Golden Years.

The contents include:

· Coken’s Cracksman

· Quelchy’s Christmas Present

· Billy Bunter’s Christmas

· Bunter Comes to Stay

· The Artful Dodger

· The Form Master’s Favourite

· Wanted by the Police

· The Mystery Master

· Some Person Unknown

· Billy Bunter’s Bluff

· The Man from Scotland Yard

· Goodbye Bunter

· The Greyfriars Cracksman

· Billy Bunter’s Come-Back

The book measures 10.75 inches x 7.25 inches x 1.3 inches.

The book is in good used condition for its age, internally neat,
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