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Leslie Stead

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ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316685
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. No illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. 168 pages. Spine bumped. Bookplate to front free-endpaper (name not filled in). Foxing to textblock and a light musty smell to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is rubbed to spine, has some foxing and a small brown mark to top edge of rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1609317
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased, with some small edge tears.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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GIMLET TAKES A JOB
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316613
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with embossed dog design, black titles to spine. 4 B/w plates. 176 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and a tiny faded patch to top of spine. Light foxing to prelims and textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/chipped with some loss to top of spine and rear panel a little bit grubby. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET GETS THE ANSWER
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316612
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1952. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey patterned boards with blue title and scottie dog vignettes to spine. 4 b/w plates. 192 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. This is publisher's file copy no. 26772. Some foxing to textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a tiny tear to lower edge of front panel, rear panel is just a little grubby. A few foxspots to verso of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316610
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Spine and corners bumped and spine faded. Top 0.5" of front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Endpapers are slightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears and creases to spine and corners and slight loss to top and tail of spine. Rear panel is very slightly grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316609
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with small tears at spine and corners which are neatly tape repaired on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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COMRADES IN ARMS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316606
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stories of Biggles of the R.A.F., Worrals of the W.A.A.F. and King of the Commandos. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone double-spread illustrations. Spine faded and slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and some foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with slight loss to top of spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316605
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Minimal foxing to top edge of textblock else contents fine. Dustwrapper is just very slightly edge rubbed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET OFF THE MAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316599
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 191 pages. Spine bumped. Light spotting to covers. Heavy foxing to textblock and to some preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and worn with loss to top edge of front panel and rear panel is a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET BORES IN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316598
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth. 4 b/w plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to top of spine. Page edge browning and foxing to contents. Top edge of textblock is dusty and foxed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with tape repairs on verso, rear panel is a bit grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1406695
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Almost very 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. Bumping to spine and corners. Couple of marks to covers. Name labels to front pastedown. Name and address stamped to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Small splash mark to rear endpaper. Foxing to page edges. Small piece torn from the bottom of one page. Name written in coloured pencil to margin of page 42. Coloured pencil marks to a couple of pages.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1609015
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, silver titles and vignette. 8 blue & white full page illustrations, other b/w illustrations. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped, a little marking to boards. Inscriptions to front endpaper and pastedown. A couple of marks to contents but otherwise generally clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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