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BOYS ADVENTURE

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1608474
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge creased with some small closed edge tears and a little loss to top and tail of spine.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316079
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 and corners slightly bumped. Some light dusty marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxspots to endpapers, prelims and page edges else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped with slight loss at spine and corners and a bit grubby/browned to rear panel.
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 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 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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BIGGLES GOES TO WAR
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Martin Tyas.
Stock no. 1405310
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1952. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Bumping to spine. Spine is faded with small white mark to bottom. Address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges, otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with large pieces of spine missing. Browned tape to top and bottom edges of wrapper on verso. Writing to bottom of rear panel. Wrapper is grubby. Browning to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1405278
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1953. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards with black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded. Small address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Contents are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with 3" missing to bottom of spine and 1" missing to top. Panels are joined by browned tape which is visible on verso. Some creased mostly caused by tape. Wrapper is grubby with foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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

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GIMLET MOPS UP
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405220
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth, brown titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plus green and black full-page illustrations. 185 pages. 7.25 x 4.75". Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Front joint cracked showing webbing beneath. Name and address label to top corner of front pastedown. '6d' ink to top of front endpaper. Endpapers browned. A little foxing to page edges. Contents clean.
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. 1505631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Stains to spine and a couple of marks, including two dark spots, to front cover. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Erased pencil writing on front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper has been covered with laminate on both sides. Underneath it is a little edge worn with some creasing and a couple of tears. Small sticker on spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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