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AVENTURIERS DE L'AIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1403291
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1949. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Title in English is Wings of Romance. Translation by d'Eliane Simon. Beige boards with brown titles to spine and front and small vigbette of a wing. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of small marks to covers. Initials in ink to top of front endpaper. Pages browned. Foxing throughout. Side and bottom page edges uncut. Dustwrapper is edgeworn, torn and creased with a little loss. Tape on verso covering some of the tears Spine is faded. Rear panel is grubby.
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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.
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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.
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KING ET SES HOMMES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1502940
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Text in French, translated by Marguerite Chevalley. English title King of the Commandos. Grey boards with brown titles and animal head vignette. 204 pages. Top of spine bumped. A few fox spots to edges and a couple of black marks to front cover. Pages are browned and foxed at edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a small tear to rear panel. Wear to edges of spine and rear panel a bit grubby.
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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.
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L'AVION NOIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1311625
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. circa 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, blue titles. 190 pages. Text in French. Spine bumped. Contents browned else clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, remains of a small sticker to front panel has caused slight surface paper damage.
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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.
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