Greyfriars Book Club Vo.10 The Bullseye

You are bidding on Greyfriars Book Club Volume 10. Collectors Edition " The Bullseye "

The book us printed in a limited, numbered, signed edition of four hundred copies, of this this book is number 356.

The Bullseye was an unusual, now much sought after paper that ran for 183 issues in the early thirties. Dark blue cover, containing creepy, eerie, chilling, ghostly and bloodcurdling stories. It's editor was Fred Cordwell, who also ran Film Fun and the Kinema Comic. The exciting anonymous tales mainly featured adult characters, often eccentric or mad millionaires attired in formal dress, complete with spats.

Easily the most famous series reprinted here is "The House Of Thrills", whose author has now been identified as Alfred Edgar, who as "Barre Lyndon" wrote two internationally famous plays "The Man From Half-moon Street" and "The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse"

The Bullseye illistrations were every bit as sensational as the stories, Principal artists were the small Irishman, J. Louis Smyth, and the contrasting huge former boxer G.W Wakefield - better known for his Rookwood and Laurel & Hardy illustrations in Boys Friend and Film Fun.

The Bullseye slogan was "hitting the target every time" and collectors will certainly score with this volume.

The book is in excellent condition and
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