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W.E. Johns

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WORRALS ON THE WAR-PATH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1609222
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, parachute vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Corners bumped, spine faded. Scattered foxing. Book has tobacco smell.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WORRALS ON THE WAR-PATH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1609221
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th 1950. Almost very good condition.

Peach cloth with red titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Corners bumped, ink stain to spine. Some foxing. Book has tobacco smell.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WORRALS ON THE WAR-PATH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316617
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, parachute vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing and fading to spine and some slight fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Inscription in ink to front endpaper has been blotted out.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316610
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Spine and corners bumped and spine faded. Top 0.5" of front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Endpapers are slightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears and creases to spine and corners and slight loss to top and tail of spine. Rear panel is very slightly grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE BOY BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1316593
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. circa 1979. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0603034012. Minimal bumping to spine. Child's name, address and drawing in black felt-tip pen to front pastedown. Light foxspots to textblock.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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