Swaps 1930s DC Thomson/John Leng Annuals

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Swaps 1930s DC Thomson/John Leng Annuals

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Hello everyone,

I've been trying to collect the early DC Thomson/John Leng books and have a few spares.

These are for Adventure Land, Hotspur, Wizard, Rover, Skipper etc.

If there are any other collectors on here, would anyone be interested in exchanging or part exchanging?

I have the following spare copies:

Rover Book for Boys 1942
25 Star Stories for Boys 1939
Hotspur Book for Boys 1937, 1938
Wizard Book for Boys 1937, 1940
Adventure Land 1926
Willie Waddle Book 1936 (John Leng)

I'm looking for:

Billy & Bunny books (John Leng) - ideally ones with the decorative spines
Adventure Land - any except 1925, 26, 27, 28, 32, 36, 38, 39
Wizard Book for Boys - the final two, 1941 and 1943?
Willie Waddle (John Leng)
Three Men in a Tub - I'm not 100% sure on the title but it is the same size and format as Hunky Dory (John Leng)
Hotspur Book for Boys 1942 (replacement copy needed in good condition)
Fun Book for Boys - the second issue if it actually exists

I'd also be grateful to hear if anyone knows if they were ever published with a dust jacket.

Cheers,
Adam

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Re: Swaps 1930s DC Thomson/John Leng Annuals

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Haven't got any for sale/swap, but I have seen a black and white picture of the second Fun Book For Boys somewhere, and I also have been looking for it for quite a few years. The title Three-Men-In-A-Tub is correct, and I can confirm that at least the first Adventure Land annual did originally have a dustwrapper. My latest purchase was the Hunky Dory, its a lovely book.

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Re: Swaps 1930s DC Thomson/John Leng Annuals

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Thanks Hawkeye!

Do you have a picture of the Adventure Land dust jacket?

Cheers,
Adam

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