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BOYS ADVENTURE

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BIGGLES IN THE BLUE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405463
Published by Brockhampton Press. 2nd 1954. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Grey boards, scottie dog design. Dark titles to spine. 6 colour plates. 192 pages. Spine a little bumped and browned. Some tape marks and browning to board edges. Small address label to front endpaper. Couple of small bumps to top of board edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to prelims and page margins. Dustwrapper is almost in two pieces, joined at the base of the spine. Most of rest of spine is missing. Several tears. Browned tape and tape marks to verso. Wrapper is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES CUTS IT FINE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 1405458
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black titles. 6 colour plates. 159 pages. 7.5 x 5". Bumping to spine and board edges. Spine is faded. Mottled appearance to rear cover. Small address label and small booksellers label to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to endpapers and page margins. Edge of one plate a little ragged. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and a little loss to top of spine. Small tear and hole to middle of spine. Browned tape to top and bottom of spine. Wrapper is foxed and grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK RAIDER
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405432
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Black vignette of aeroplane. 8 colour plates. Endpapers are maps. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and loss to bottom of front pane. Foxing to flaps and verso. Rear panel is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE PENITENT THIEF
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405430
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. 151 pages. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small bump to top and bottom of front board. Book leans slightly to one side. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and chipped. Spine is browned. Covers are slightly grubby. A few foxspots to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1405401
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Top corners of book badly bumped. Board edges rubbed. Small address label to front pastedown. Top corner of pages bumped. A few foxspots and some light fingering otherwise contents are clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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 AT WORLD'S END
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405353
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. 182 pages plus 2 page book list. Corners bumped. A few foxspots to page edges otherwise contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and some creasing. Rear panel and spine are a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405352
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Plain blue boards, with red scottie dogs to spine. 6 colour plates. Spine bumped and faded. Small bumps to top and bottom of boards. Address label to top of front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and creasing plus small areas of loss to top of spine and front panel. Spine is browned and wrapper is grubby. Browning to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405351
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. A little bumping to corners and base of boards. Inscription in ink to top of front endpaper. Endpapers browned. A little foxing to top of prelims and endpapers. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with tears to top of spine. Spine is faded. Rear panel grubby. Some foxing to flaps, rear panel and verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405350
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine darkened. Covers a little grubby. Address label to front pastedown. Front joint cracked. Browning to endpapers. Ticks to some titles in book list. Foxing mainly to prelims and page margins. A few margin marks.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405344
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd 1952. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Bumping to spine, corners and edges of rear board. White mark to top of rear board. Address labels to front pastedown. Small tear to top of rear endpaper. Bottom of pages have been roughly trimmed. Browning to endpapers. Foxing mainly to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some small tears and some loss to top of rear panel and bottom of spine. Spine is faded and has a hole by the first 'g' of Biggles. Some rubbing to folds. Light foxing and browning to verso.
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BIGGLES BURIES A HATCHET
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1208554
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1958. Good condition.

6 colour plates. Blue boards with scottie dog embossed pattern, red title to spine. 184 pages. Covers unevenly faded. Corners bumped. Spine browned with small tear in surface paper. Inscription in ink on front endpaper. Writing at top end of rear pastedown. Pages 93-122 have top corners creased. A good reading copy of the first edition.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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