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RETOUR DE KING
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1503661
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Title in English is Gimlet Comes Home. Beige boards with blue titles to spine and front board plus vignette of a stag. 188 pages. Text in French A little bumping to spine and corners and a few small marks to covers. Large corner of page 33/34 has been torn off and repaired with clear tape, which is now browned. Text affected is still readble. Pages are browned but clean. Small marks to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and chipped with a faded spine, rear panel is a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES GETS HIS MEN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1503395
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1950. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Stains to spine and lower part of rear cover. Spine bumped with some fading at top and bottom. Front endpaper is MISSING. Light brown stains to endpapers and text block. A little foxing. Dustwrapper is almost in two pieces, holding at top of spine. Edge worn and creased with some loss at either end of spine and folds, hole to rear fold. Rear panel and flap are almost covered by a light brown stain. Numbers in pen to front flap. Surface paper damage on front panel. Foxed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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AU DESSUS DE LA FORET VIERGE
Written by W.E. Johns; S. Hot.
Stock no. 1313433
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. 1948. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

"Worrals in the Wilds" told in French, translation by Hot. Blue boards with orange titles and vignettes. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Front free-endpaper is creased, rear joint cracked. There is a tear to the half title-page and the top corner tips of last two text pages have been torn off (text not affected). "1037" has been written to the half title and title-page. The Contents are heavily browned with some grubby fingermarks but generally they are clean. Front flap of dustwrapper is missing, remainder is edge worn and there is a large tear to spine edge which has been tape repaired on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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L'ILE INTERDITE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1402740
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Worrals Investigates translated into French by H. Pacquet. Grey/green boards with darker green titles and vignette to front cover. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges are browned. Cloth a little wrinkled on front cover. Very top of front joint beginning to crack. Writing (possibly name) in ink to title page. Pages browned. Top of textblock dusty. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a couple of small tears. Spine is a little browned and rear panel grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RETURN TO MARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1312958
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards with vignette of flying saucer. 6 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped with fading to top and tail of spine. Ink name stamp to front endpaper. Some foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss to top and tail of spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES-AIR DETECTIVE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1309652
Published by Marks & Spencer. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Two-colour illustrations. 93 pages. 10 x 8". Covers are edge worn and scuffed. Spine is worn, split along front edge and glued down. Some erased pencil markings to title-page. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2109795
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Steeley Adventure. Orange cloth, black title to spine. 220 pages. Damp stain to front cover. Other marks to covers. Corners are bumped and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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CAPTAIN W.E. JOHNS CATALOGUS
Written by Marvel M. Wagenaar-Wilm.
Stock no. 1108252
Published by International Biggles Association. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Biography and worldwide bibliography of W.E. Johns of Biggles fame. Text in Dutch. Large format. Spiral bound pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and photographs. ISBN: 9080142719. Some browning to covers. Contents appear in near excellent condition.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
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BIGGLES SPITFIRE PARADE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Francis Bergese.
Stock no. 1108242
Published by Red Fox. 1993. Very good condition.

A Biggles Graphic Novel. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Translated by Adam Robson. ISBN: 0099301059. Some creasing to cover corners and page corners.
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BIGGLES & CO.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1107890
Published by Armada. Circa 1962. Slightly better than very good condition.

Paperback edition. Light browning to spine.
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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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