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W.E. Johns

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BIGGLES-AIR DETECTIVE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1309652
Published by Marks & Spencer. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Two-colour illustrations. 93 pages. 10 x 8". Covers are edge worn and scuffed. Spine is worn, split along front edge and glued down. Some erased pencil markings to title-page. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AIR COMMODORE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1108459
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1937. Good condition.

Stone colour boards with black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + 7 b/w illustrations. Covers are very marked and heavily worn. 'Chewing' to one corner. Binding is starting to become weak in places - frontis is partially detached. Foxing. A reading copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2109795
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Steeley Adventure. Orange cloth, black title to spine. 220 pages. Damp stain to front cover. Other marks to covers. Corners are bumped and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE NEW BOOK OF THE AIR
Written by Howard Leigh; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 1108251
Published by Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. A few Johns' stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES SPITFIRE PARADE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Francis Bergese.
Stock no. 1108242
Published by Red Fox. 1993. Very good condition.

A Biggles Graphic Novel. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Translated by Adam Robson. ISBN: 0099301059. Some creasing to cover corners and page corners.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES & CO.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1107890
Published by Armada. Circa 1962. Slightly better than very good condition.

Paperback edition. Light browning to spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1706412
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Good condition.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper missing. 1/2 title page torn.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 2106179
Published by Oxford University Press. 1938. Fair condition.

Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes (front cover shows shield and javelin design). Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 255 pages, top edge brown. A chunky book, 2" across spine. Heavy damage to top of spine, with strip of cloth missing, other has been glued. Small splits to base of spine. Spine split nearly entirely down rear. Covers are marked, with wear and scuffing. Crossed out name in ink to front endpaper. Ink writing to front pastedown. Grubby margin marks; some foxing to pages internally.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1104390
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Some light wear to corners, with couple of creases. Staples starting to rust.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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MURDER BY AIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 442407
Published by Newnes. 1937. Good condition.

A Steeley Story. Blue cloth with black title to spine. 252 pages. Front cover and spine very damp-marked and stained. Ink stamps and numbers to front endpaper/pastedown. Couple of corner tip loss to pages. Grubby outer page edge marks. Still a good reading copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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DAILY MAIL ANNUAL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Susan French; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 441763
Published by Daily Mail. Circa 1952. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows a clown, ballerina and jester. First story is 'Here we are again!'. Johns Biggles story is 'Night Flight'. Spine and corners are heavily worn with small chip to top of spine. Inscription in ink to title page. 2 pages detached but present.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SKY HIGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 813617
Published by Newnes. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

The First in the Steeley Series, a young adventurer of the skies. Orange cloth with black title to spine. 251 pages. Covers are unevenly faded. Corners bumped. Front and rear joints are a little cracked. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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