Joey and the Blackbird Gang

By Robert Martin (Reginald Alec Martin)
First Published 1956 by Nelson
Illustrated by T R Freeman
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Terry Freeman's dustwrapper
Though by wearing a distinguishing sign members of a Gang may be able to recognise one another, it is also just the sort of thing to attract the sharp eyes of Joey should the Gang be operating down Covent Garden way . . .

Joey is one of those who walk hand-in hand with adventure

Published as part of the 'Joey' series of books - with the new logo on front board and on the front flap of the dustwrapper above the price of the book.

First edition:
Published at 2/6: red boards, black lettering spine and front board, also vignette head and 'The Joey Books' on front board, lower right; 125x185mm; 121pp; b/w frontis and 8 illus; full colour pictorial dustwrapper with separate illustration on spine, rear blue with Nelson logo upper centre in white.

* Mike's copy dated 1957: as first has printed price of 3/- on dustwrapper.
* My copy dated 1957: as first has publisher's price sticker for 3/- stuck over 3/6 printed pricing.

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