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W.E. Johns

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316079
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light dusty marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxspots to endpapers, prelims and page edges else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped with slight loss at spine and corners and a bit grubby/browned to rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET COMES HOME
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405619
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Peach boards, black titles and stag vignette to front. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 186 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned. Covers grubby. Small name label to front pastedown. Name and address stamped to front endpaper. Front joint cracked between frontis and title page. Foxing mainly to endpapers, prelims and page margins. Couple of small marks to rear endpaper.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405462
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th 1955. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Slight fading to spine. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers and some foxing to page edges. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some creasing. Spine is faded and has small area of loss. Three small pieces of tape to verso. Wrapper is foxed and rear panel is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE BLACK PERIL A BIGGLES STORY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by J.E. McConnell.
Stock no. 1405442
Published by The Thames Publishing Co.. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour pictorial boards. Cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w drawings. 141pp. 9 x 6.5". The "Modern Library" Series. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges rubbed. Front board is a little scuffed. Top of spine slightly browned. Name, address and date to front pastedown. Creases to the corners of a couple of pages. Some fingering to page margins and top edge of text block is dusty. Contents otherwise generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and creases and small areas of loss. Small area ( approx 1.5" x 1.25") by on front panel coloured with blue felt tip. Some clear tape to verso covering some tears. Pale pink marks possibly from red cloth spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405416
Published by Brockhampton Press. circa 1961. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Hampton Library Series. Orange boards, black title to spine. With no clues, and the whole world to chose from, Biggles, Algy and Ginger embark on an adventure as exciting as anything in their long history of successful scoops. A little bumping to spine and corners. Pencil marks to front board. Front joint and one hinge cracked showing webbing underneath. Front endpaper removed. A little foxing and a few marks to contents. Pen ticks to most of the titles in the book list. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased. A few light marks to rear panel. Brown marks to top of wrapper on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS ON THE WAR-PATH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405414
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th 1950. Almost very good condition.

Peach cloth with red titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Couple of marks to covers. Small address label to front pastedown. Name and address in ink to front endpaper and to verso of front endpaper. Small closed tear to title page. Foxing to endpapers and page edges.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AIR DETECTIVE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405406
Published by Dean & Son. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little browned. Some hinges cracked, one badly cracked being held by the threads but binding remains tight. Some pages browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears. Spine and edges browned and rear panel is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE CRUISE OF THE CONDOR; A BIGGLES STORY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by J.E. McConnell.
Stock no. 1405395
Published by The Thames Publishing Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

The Modern Library series. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour plates. Spine is bumped and faded. Corners are bumped and very worn. Board edges are rubbed. Small white mark to bottom of front board. Covers a little grubby. Name and address to verso of frontis. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges. Contents are otherwise clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS DOWN UNDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405393
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

When Worrals and her friend Frecks go to Australia to start up their own airline they expect a quiet and steady life. Instead they are met with high adventure. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned. Some marks to covers. Small bumps to side edges of covers. Some hinges pulled. Endpapers are browned. Bottom of one corner torn off. A little foxing and a few marks otherwise contents are generally clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121095
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Covers are unevenly faded, browned, spotted and scuffed. Bumping to corners and spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405345
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small bump to top and bottom of rear board. Spine a little faded and browned at top. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased. Spine is browned and and marked with a small tear underneath 'Johns'. Rear panel is grubby. Browning to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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