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The Children's Book Club

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WORLDS OF WONDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1316694
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The inhabitants of the planet Krona are saved from unscrupulous space invaders from without and another deadly peril from within. Green boards. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Spine bumped. Foxing to textblock. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is very lightly browned to spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316688
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to textblock and a light musty smell to otherwise clean contents. Dustwrapper is slightly browned to spine. A very nice copy of a scarce title in this edition.
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. 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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THE MAN WHO VANISHED INTO SPACE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1316683
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Another adventure of the spacecraft Tavona in the Great Unknown. Light blue boards, black title to spine. No illustrations. 160 pages. Spine bumped and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock, light musty smell to otherwise clean contents. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at corners, otherwise bright.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316678
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some light foxing to top edge of textblock. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE LOST SOVEREIGNS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2123032
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. A few marks to covers. Publisher's bookplate to front endpaper, with crossed out inscription in ink! A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with a few marks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2123030
Published by The Children's Book Club. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards. Dark titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 182 pages. Book affected by tobacco odour. A few light foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with a little edge-creasing and a few tiny nicks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES MAKES ENDS MEET
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2123028
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. Book affected by tobacco odour. Some browning to spine. A little bumping to corners and cover edges. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Small damp splash mark to outer page edges Large closed tears to front panel of wrapper; browning to spine; damp mark to edge of rear panel. Some chipping and a bit of loss to wrapper.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813840
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1st thus 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Front endpapers are maps of the island of Tola. No other illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. 184 pages. Lower edge of boards faded. Text block has some foxing and is browned to top edge. Pictorial dustwrapper stained and strengthened to verso with clear tape. Cigarette odour present.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE DEATH RAYS OF ARDILLA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813778
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1st thus 1959. Good condition.

A Story of Interplanetary Exploration. Blue boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. Boards grubby and marked, spine faded, corners rubbed. '70p' and small name in ink to front endpapers. Text block grubby. Cigarette odour present. A decent reading copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WORLDS OF WONDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813775
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1st thus 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The inhabitants of the planet Krona are saved from unscrupulous space invaders from without and another deadly peril from within. Green boards. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Light spotting to spine. '9d' written in felt-tip pen to front endpaper. Text block a little grubby. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and grubby to rear panel.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE QUEST FOR THE PERFECT PLANET
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813654
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of space exploration. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 157 pages. 'Lib. No. 8.' in biro to top edge of free front endpaper. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine and rear panel with one tick mark to book list.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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