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COMRADES IN ARMS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405071
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Stories of Biggles of the R.A.F., Worrals of the W.A.A.F. and King of the Commandos. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone double-spread illustrations. A little bumping to spine. Bottom of boards and top of spine browned. Spine a little faded. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to page edges. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is very edgeworn with tears and creasing. Wrapper is grubby.with some browning to verso.
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BIGGLES! THE LIFE STORY OF CAPT. W.E. JOHNS
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis; Jennifer Schofield.
Stock no. 1405069
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A new and revised edition of the biography of the creator of Biggles, Worrals, Gimlet and Steeley. Red boards, gilt title to spine. 320 pages includes index. ISBN: 187410526X. Small indent to front board. Contents very good. Dustwrapper slightly edgeworn with small indent in first 'G' of Biggles.
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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1405063
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Corners and cover edges rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Contents very good.
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BIGGLES HUNTS BIG GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1405062
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Famous Biggles Story told in Pictures. Square format. Pictorial card wraps. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Corners a little creased. Binding becoming unstuck at top of rear cover. Contents very good.
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THE BIGGLES BOOK OF TREASURE HUNTING
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by William Randell.
Stock no. 1405053
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Genuine adventure supported by historical fact. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 144 pages. Slight bumping to bottom of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers very lightly browned. Contents excellent. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with a few small edge tears, some of which have been mended with magic tape. Spine and top of rear panel is lightly browned. Bottom of rear panel is creased.
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THE BIGGLES BOOK OF HEROES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by William Randell.
Stock no. 1405052
Published by Max Parrish & Co. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 156 pages. Slight bump to top of spine. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing mostly to prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper is edgeworn. Spine is faded. Panels are browned and a bit grubby. Browning and some foxing to verso.
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THE BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405050
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1939. Slightly better than good condition.

Containing three Biggles stories: Biggles Flies East, Biggles Hits The Trail and Biggles & Co.. Brown pictorial cloth. A thick volume. Spine bumped, worn and scratched. Cloth is fraying at bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Cloth is split a little at corners and top of spine. Yellow crayon to vignette on front board. Green mark to board on verso. Boards are scuffed. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges cracked. Small tear to one page. Small pieces missing from rear endpaper. Foxing throughout
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THE BIGGLES FLYING OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405046
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Contains 'Biggles Flies North,...South,...West'. B/w illustrations. Blue cloth, vignette of biplanes on front cover. 255 pages. Spine bumped and darkened with small split in cloth at back. Corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing and a few small marks to covers. Rear joint cracked. Inscription in ink to top of front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to first few page edges. Some foxing and a few marks mostly to page edges. Text block edges are grubby.
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BIGGLES DOES SOME HOMEWORK
Written by W.E. Johns; Norman Wright; Jennifer Schofield. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1315608
Published by Norman Wright; Jennifer Schofield. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

The final unfinished novel, never published before. On 21st June 1968 Captain W.E Johns sat down to continue writing his latest Biggles adventure, he was halfway through chapter 12 when tragically without warning he suffered a fatal heart attack. This is the first edition, limited to just 300 copies, of that unpublished novel. Appendix I includes some pages of notes found with the manuscript, Appendix II consists of a suggested chapter synopsis for the rest of the story. Appendix III adds a short passage of narrative that might possibly complete the book. The text of Biggles Does Some Homework and the notes in Appendix I are 100% genuine W.E.Johns material. The introduction and appendices II and III are by Wright and Schofield. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to a couple of corners otherwise a fine copy. This is copy no. 44.
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BIGGLES AND THE LITTLE GREEN GOD
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315597
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1969. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. 179 pages. ISBN: 0340041943. Possibly ex-lib (but no labels or stamps). Spine and corners bumped. Damage to endpapers where the joints were once reinforced and the reinforcement has now been removed (not by us!). Removal of a label to front free-endpaper. Old tape marks to rear endpapers. Hinge between half-title and title-page is cracked. Textblock is grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn and has a few small pieces of magic tape stuck on verso (they were holding a cover in place) and a couple of light stains to top and tail of spine (mostly visible on verso).
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BIGGLES IN THE TERAI
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315596
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. 176 pages. Spine bumped and lightly faded. Foxspots to textblock and a couple of pale spots to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper has a couple of small pieces of magic tape stuck on verso (they were holding a cover in place) and is just a little edge rubbed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BIGGLES AND THE BLUE MOON
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315595
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine, 181 pages plus 2 page book list. It isn't surprising that the known existence of a fabulous collection of pearls should set off a chain of bloodshed and crime. Spine and corners bumped, a few tiny dents to edges of front cover. Some slight pulling to front joint. Some pale foxing else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel, there are a few small pieces of magic tape stuck to verso of wrapper (they were holding a cover in place).
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