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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 1405402
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

Light brown cloth with brown titles and vignettes to front and spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 255 pages, top edge brown. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light damp mark to bottom of covers and spine, also visible on pastedowns. Covers are grubby and marked. Front joint beginning to crack. Some hinges cracked. Endpapers browned and slightly wrinkled. Some foxing and marks to margins but many pages are clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 1405226
Published by Oxford University Press. circa 1938. Almost very good condition.

Pyramid edition. Blue cloth with black titles and vignette to front cover showing bi-plane flying over pyramids and palm trees. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Bump and split in cloth to middle of the spine. Bottom of boards a little bumped. Browning to board edges. Prize presentation plate to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to prelims and page edges, including edge of frontis.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN AFRICA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1405219
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and sketch of plane gliding over pyramids & palm trees. Frontis and 7 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Pyramid edition. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 3" split in cloth at rear of spine. Corners browned. Covers marked and grubby. Name in pencil and part of an address in ink to front endpaper plus a few small scratch marks and dents. Rear joint cracked just before last chapter. A few hinges also cracked. Foxing throughout.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1405064
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1941. Very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Medium' edition - just over 1" across spine. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine is faded. Covers are marked. Front joint cracked, showing webbing beneath. Front endpaper probably missing. Tear to paper on front pastedown. Some hinges cracked. Foxing mainly to page edges and some margin marks.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2118394
Published by Oxford University Press. 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Thin' edition. Spine is browned to spine; a few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is grubby and unevenly browned, with some scuffing and chips and nicks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2117735
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1946. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with black title to spine and front cover and vignette of planes flying over madrid to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Bumping to spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to prelims, rear endpaper and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with 1" missing to base of spine; grubby marks with some chipping and edge-creasing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES AIR COMMODORE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1108459
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1937. Good condition.

Stone colour boards with black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + 7 b/w illustrations. Covers are very marked and heavily worn. 'Chewing' to one corner. Binding is starting to become weak in places - frontis is partially detached. Foxing. A reading copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1307692
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. circa 1939. Very good condition.

Pyramid edition. Blue cloth with black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine bumped, spine and corners slightly rubbed. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front joint between half-title and frontis cracked. Some foxspots to contents. Contained in photocopy d/w.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 625579
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Pyramid edition. Blue cloth with black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners worn. Covers a little grubby with small ink mark to rear board. Ink marks to endpapers. Foxing throughout.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES FLIES WEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 567011
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1937. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. Pyramid Edition. Colour frontis. 6 b/w illustrations and 2 maps. 255 pages. Spine and corners worn. Spine split to one side. Covers rubbed. Frontis missing. Rear joint partly cracked.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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