The Adventures Of Tintin: The Shooting Star



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Product Description


Author: Hergé
Price: £95.00
Publisher: Methuen, London, UK
Publication date: 1961
Format: Original cloth-backed boards with pictorial endpapers
Condition: Very good, tight, clean copy
Size: 23.2cm x 30.7cm
Pages: 62
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in colour by the author


“The Shooting Star” is another fine instalment in ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ series. This adventure follows the young reporter Tintin, his loyal dog Snowy, and his friends as they embark on an urgent mission to recover a mysterious meteorite. As they race against time and rival explorers, they encounter danger, intrigue, and scientific marvels. The narrative is richly illustrated with Hergé’s iconic artwork throughout. Published by Methuen in London in 1961, this first UK edition is a prized piece for collectors and fans alike. The book is presented in its original cloth-backed boards with pictorial endpapers. Despite a couple of minor marks and slight foxing to the text block, the pages remain bright and clean. Neat ink name to the front blank. The binding is tight with only slight rubbing to the spine and edges of the boards. Overall, it is a very good, tight, clean copy.


  • Historical Significance: The first UK edition of a notable Tintin adventure.
  • Original Illustrations: Includes full-colour illustrations throughout by Hergé.
  • Collector’s Item: An important title in the Tintin series.
  • Condition Details: Very good with only slight foxing and minor marks.


This is the first edition in English of this classic adventure.

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