BLYTON, Enid (author). Eileen A. SOPER (illustrator). Five On A Treasure Island. London; Hodder & Stoughton Limited. 1948.
8vo. Original cream boards lettered in black, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-191; with pictorial title and black-and-white illustrations by Eileen Soper; externally bright and clean with mild dusting to lower board edges and light speckling to edges of book block, internally fresh, protected by a very clean, unclipped dustwrapper (6/-) with overall light dusting, some edge rubbing, and a tiny closed nick to lower joint at top edge.
Early edition of this legendary scarcity, which was first published in 1942. It has the distinction of being the first in the series of Famous Five books.