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W.E. Johns

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GIMLET GETS THE ANSWER
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316612
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1952. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey patterned boards with blue title and scottie dog vignettes to spine. 4 b/w plates. 192 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. This is publisher's file copy no. 26772. Some foxing to textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a tiny tear to lower edge of front panel, rear panel is just a little grubby. A few foxspots to verso of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WORRALS IN THE WILDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316611
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

The first post-war Worrals story. Blue covers. Black titles. Colour frontis plus 6 two-tone illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to prelims and textblock. A grubby mark to top edges of front endpapers. Price-cut wrapper has large piece missing to top of front panel which has been amateurishly replaced, the wrapper is grubby with a black ink spot to rear panel, creased and torn. Extensive repairs/reinforcements on verso of wrapper.

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GIMLET GOES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316608
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

King of the Commandos in another adventure with fighting France and the Grey Fleas of the North. Blue/green cloth, vignette of commando on front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Indentation to top edge of front cover. Front joint cracked. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Textblock is grubby. Dustwrapper grubby and edge worn with slight loss to top of spine.

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KINGS OF SPACE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316601
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Story of Interplanetary Exploration. Blue boards, black titles and vignette of flying saucer. Colour plates. Spine bumped. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock. Dustwrapper has large tears to front panel (tape repaired on verso) and rear panel is just a little grubby.

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GIMLET OFF THE MAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316599
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 191 pages. Spine bumped. Light spotting to covers. Heavy foxing to textblock and to some preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and worn with loss to top edge of front panel and rear panel is a little grubby.

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GIMLET BORES IN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316598
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth. 4 b/w plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to top of spine. Page edge browning and foxing to contents. Top edge of textblock is dusty and foxed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with tape repairs on verso, rear panel is a bit grubby.

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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 4
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1507255
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, red pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 176 pages. Includes Biggles story "The Adventure of the Luminous Clay". Spine bumped and faded. Wear to corners and cover edges. Very light scuffing to rear cover. A few cuts, spot of surface paper damage and glue residue to rear endpaper. Contents otherwise clean.

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BIGGLES FLIES WEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1507243
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1937. Fair condition.

Blue cloth, black title and vignette to spine. Gold stamp on front cover depicting a doubloon from 1717 as shown on b/w plate in book. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Ex-library, stamp to publisher's page. Covers are darkened, worn and grubby. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Front joint is badly cracked, webbing showing, endpaper and half-title MISSING, first page present is frontis. Rear joint is weak, endpaper is holding cover in place. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Foxing and marks to contents. Loss from a couple of page margins. A reading copy.

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BIGGLES IN AFRICA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1507242
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and sketch of plane gliding over pyramids & palm trees. Frontis and 7 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Pyramid edition. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers and spine are grubby and marked with some darkening. Front joint cracked, a few hinges starting to crack. Endpapers browned and a bit grubby with presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing and some marks to contents. Frontis partially detached.

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WORRALS INVESTIGATES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814005
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black titles. Colour frontis and 4 colour plates. 173 pages. Light browning and foxing present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, faded to spine.

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WORRALS IN THE WILDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1814002
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first post-war Worrals story. Red covers. Black titles. Colour frontis plus 6 two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. Second impression. Boards clean. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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WORRALS ON THE WAR-PATH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1814001
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Peach cloth with red titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 4th impression. Top front corner bumped. Boards clean. Foxing to text block. Frontis detached but present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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