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W.E. Johns

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BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813686
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis and 8 b/w illustrations, 2 double page spreads. 208 pages. Uneven fading to boards and a small mark to front board. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Tippex to front endpapers. Foxing to text block and margins. Faint cigarette odour present.

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STEELEY FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813658
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1951. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. The second book in the Steeley Adventure Series. 152 pages. Revised and Reset. Original published by Newnes in 1936. Damp mottling to endpapers. Foxing to text block. Cigarette odour present, else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed, damp mottling to verso not visible to front.

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THE BIGGLES BOOK OF HEROES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813655
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1959. Very good condition.

Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Stories about the people admired by the intrepid aviator. Small mark to rear board. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Cigarette odour present. Else clean.

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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813549
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black lettering to front cover and spine. Black vignette of legionnaire and fort on front cover. 6 colour plates. 190 pages. Black title to spine losing some of its colour. Boards clean. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has some tape repair to verso, is scuffed and edge-rubbed.

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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1406214
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to bottom of spine and rear panel and board edged. Name stamped at top corner of front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some areas of loss. Name stamped to top of front flap. Wrapper is grubby.

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THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1812848
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Pyramid edition. Blue cloth with black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners worn. Covers a little grubby with small ink mark to rear board. Ink marks to endpapers and half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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WORRALS OF THE W.A.A.F.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1506443
Published by Lutterworth Press. 5th 1948. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles to spine. Colour frontis, 220 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Book leans to one side. Ink name, address etc. to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Small dark mark to top edge of pages 18-27. Odd fox spot to text block.

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BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2122166
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 300 Copies. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 271. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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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.

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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.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405228
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few light marks to covers. Address label to top of front pastedown. '1D' written in felt tip to top of front endpaper. Small nick to the edge of one page. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and small areas of loss. Front flap is missing. Damp mark to top of rear cover and flap. Cover is grubby.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405127
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 a little bumped. Faint marks to front board. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a little loss to top and bottom of spine and a couple of tears. Spine is faded. Rear panel is grubby. Small tape marks to verso. Small damp mark to top of front edge - more visible on verso. Some browning and foxing to verso.

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