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Some heavy rubbing to edges of boards. No signatures. Dust-jacket is tatty, with large pieces missing. Chips to dust-jacket blurb on front flap, with loss of a few letters of text. Lower 1 1/4" of front flap of dust-jacket clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; First printing. Stated on copyright page: "First Published 1947 (10,000)". In "10th thousand" dust-jacket. vi, 232 pages + colour frontispiece +  pages advertisements. Green textured papered boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 184 x 118mm. Illustrated by R. J. MacDonald. The first Billy Bunter novel. The Billy Bunter character had previously appeared in comic strip form in many issues, over several decades, of "The Magnet". "His tight trousers against which boots and canes are constantly thudding, his astuteness in search of food, his Postal Order which never turns up, have made him famous wherever the Union Jack waves" - George Orwell, quoted on front flap of dust-jacket.
Title: Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London, Charles Skilton: (1947)
Book Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 18618