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WAR STORIES

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GIMLET GOES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505616
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

King of the Commandos in another adventure with fighting France and the Grey Fleas of the North. Blue/green cloth, vignette of commando on front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Light crease towards bottom corner of front cover. Joints just starting to crack. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Ink spot to text block affects edges of last 20 pages. A few fox spots. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn. Clear tape repairs on verso. Correction fluid along rear fold and verso of front fold. Rear panel, flap and spine a bit grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SKY HIGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505589
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The strange story of Deeley Montfort Delaroy, told by his war-time comrade and friend, Captain Eric (Tubby) Wilde. Blue boards, black title to spine. Revised and reset edition. Top and bottom edge of spine faded. Light foxing, mainly to first and last few pages and text block. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears and chips. Spine very slightly faded and rear panel a tough grubby. Six small pieces of clear tape stuck to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS OF THE W.A.A.F.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505587
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st thus 1950. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis plus 4 three-tone plates. 220 pages. New illustrated edition. Dustwrapper has been stuck to covers in places. mostly spine edges and rear cover. Base of spine bumped. Some foxing, mainly to text block and rear endpapers. Contents clean. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of tears and chips, 1" tear to base of spine. Light stain to spine and to slightly grubby rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN THE BALTIC
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2118062
Published by Oxford University Press. 1941. Good condition.

A Tale of the Second Great War. Brown cloth, black titles and vignettes of planes. Colour frontis plus 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Much uneven fading to covers; some grubby marks. Rear joint is broken; so that webbing to binding is showing through. Front joint is a bit cracked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Colour frontis is partially detached. Some foxing and page browning. A reading copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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