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Leslie Stead

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121095
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Covers are unevenly faded, browned, spotted and scuffed. Bumping to corners and spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES AT WORLD'S END
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405353
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. 182 pages plus 2 page book list. Corners bumped. A few foxspots to page edges otherwise contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and some creasing. Rear panel and spine are a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES' CHINESE PUZZLE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405346
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green patterned boards, red title to spine with scottie dog decoration. Colour frontis and 5 other colour plates. Spine bumped and browned. Corners a little bumped. Small bump to top and bottom of rear cover. Address label to top of pastedown.Several hinges are pulled. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears. Spine is browned. Rear panel is grubby. Browning and foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405345
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small bump to top and bottom of rear board. Spine a little faded and browned at top. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased. Spine is browned and and marked with a small tear underneath 'Johns'. Rear panel is grubby. Browning to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES BURIES A HATCHET
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1208554
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1958. Good condition.

6 colour plates. Blue boards with scottie dog embossed pattern, red title to spine. 184 pages. Covers unevenly faded. Corners bumped. Spine browned with small tear in surface paper. Inscription in ink on front endpaper. Writing at top end of rear pastedown. Pages 93-122 have top corners creased. A good reading copy of the first edition.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405228
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few light marks to covers. Address label to top of front pastedown. '1D' written in felt tip to top of front endpaper. Small nick to the edge of one page. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and small areas of loss. Front flap is missing. Damp mark to top of rear cover and flap. Cover is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET TAKES A JOB
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405221
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Red boards with embossed dog design, black titles to spine. 4 B/w plates. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little darkened. Small name and address label to top of front pastedown. Foxing to page edges. Text block a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405113
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Corners a little rubbed. Small bump to side of front board. Covers a bit grubby. Small label (for British Sailors' Society) on half title page. A little foxing and fingering otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some small tears.Tape to verso of front fold with marks also showing on front. Verso is browned with some foxing. Wrapper is grubby. Wrapper has been covered with clear plastic laminate on both sides.
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. 1505614
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. A couple of small faded spots to covers, spine slightly faded with browning to edges. Ink name and address to front pastedown. A couple of marks to endpapers and prelims, rest of contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, three small squares of clear tape to verso.
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. 1405105
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Bottom of spine is a little bumped. A few foxspots to text block edges otherwise contents are very good. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn and creased. Spine is slightly browned.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405104
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with yellow titles to spine. Colour frontis. 168 pages. Spine a little bumped and faded. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little chipped. Spine is a little browned. Rear panel is scuffed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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