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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Will Narraway.
Stock no. 1506721
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1952. Slightly better than good condition.

Green boards, black title to spine. 256 pages. 6 b/w illustrations. Covers grubby, spine darkened. A little bumping to spine and corners. Tiny ink stamp to front endpaper. 5" tear to margin alongside spine on page 101/102, illustration on page 101. Some foxing to text block.
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. 1812848
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 and half-title page. Foxing throughout.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1405727
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Spine a little bumped and faded. Small address labels to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing mostly to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears to edges and spine. Loss to top and bottom of spine. Browned tape to top and bottom of verso. Wrapper a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1405278
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1953. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards with black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded. Small address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Contents are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with 3" missing to bottom of spine and 1" missing to top. Panels are joined by browned tape which is visible on verso. Some creased mostly caused by tape. Wrapper is grubby with foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405050
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1939. Slightly better than good condition.

Containing three Biggles stories: Biggles Flies East, Biggles Hits The Trail and Biggles & Co.. Brown pictorial cloth. A thick volume. Spine bumped, worn and scratched. Cloth is fraying at bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Cloth is split a little at corners and top of spine. Yellow crayon to vignette on front board. Green mark to board on verso. Boards are scuffed. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges cracked. Small tear to one page. Small pieces missing from rear endpaper. Foxing throughout
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE BIGGLES FLYING OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405046
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Contains 'Biggles Flies North,...South,...West'. B/w illustrations. Blue cloth, vignette of biplanes on front cover. 255 pages. Spine bumped and darkened with small split in cloth at back. Corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing and a few small marks to covers. Rear joint cracked. Inscription in ink to top of front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to first few page edges. Some foxing and a few marks mostly to page edges. Text block edges are grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2119395
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1951. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green cloth, redish brown title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Foxing to spine. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is badly torn, with large pieces of loss; some damp marking and foxing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2118615
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1950. Almost very good condition.

A Biggles Story. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. 6 b/w illustrations. Covers are unevenly faded; small splits to top of spine. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. All plates present.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES CHARTER PILOT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Mendoza.
Stock no. 2118395
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1943. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dodo & crocodile vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 157 pages. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is badly torn and creased, with some loss to rear panel; yellowing and brittle tape to edges.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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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THE NEW BOOK OF THE AIR
Written by Howard Leigh; W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 1108251
Published by Oxford University Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. A few Johns' stories. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
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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