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THE NEW BOOK OF THE AIR
Written by Howard Leigh; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 1108251
Published by Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. A few Johns' stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1706412
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Good condition.
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. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper missing. 1/2 title page torn.
BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 2106179
Published by Oxford University Press. 1938. Fair condition.
Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes (front cover shows shield and javelin design). Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 255 pages, top edge brown. A chunky book, 2" across spine. Heavy damage to top of spine, with strip of cloth missing, other has been glued. Small splits to base of spine. Spine split nearly entirely down rear. Covers are marked, with wear and scuffing. Crossed out name in ink to front endpaper. Ink writing to front pastedown. Grubby margin marks; some foxing to pages internally.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 813617
Published by Newnes. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.
The First in the Steeley Series, a young adventurer of the skies. Orange cloth with black title to spine. 251 pages. Covers are unevenly faded. Corners bumped. Front and rear joints are a little cracked. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 811890
Published by Newnes. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, black title to spine. 251 pages. The First in the Steeley Series, a young adventurer of the skies. REDUCED FROM Â£800. Two inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Contained in 2nd impression wrapper (only difference from 1st is rear panel book titles). Wrapper has 2cm loss to base of spine and 3 to 7mm loss from top of spine, loss has been diguised by photocopy loosely laid underneath. Front flap has had price-cut - 2cm diameter hole. Rare to find any copy in a dustwrapper.
DAILY MAIL BOYS ANNUAL
Written by John Bellamy; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 652048
Published by Associated Newspapers. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Pictorial boards showing boys diving. W.E. Johns Biggles story: The Case of the Two Bright Boys. Inscription in ink to verso of front free endpaper. Wrapper edge-worn and a little torn at spine.
BY JOVE, BIGGLES!
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis; Piers Williams.
Stock no. 804656
Published by W.H. Allen & Co. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.
Biography of one of the most popular children's authors of the mid 20th Century - Capt. W.E. Johns creator of 'Biggles'. Pictorial card-wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863790542. Edges rubbed, remains of small label to front cover. SIGNED by authors.