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BIGGLES HUNTS BIG GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1405062
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Famous Biggles Story told in Pictures. Square format. Pictorial card wraps. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Corners a little creased. Binding becoming unstuck at top of rear cover. Contents very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS GOES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505588
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and lower corners. A few small white marks to covers (damp?) mostly in spine area. Spine slightly faded. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to text block. Frontis has pink vertical line, (printing error?). Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some small pieces of loss from spine, ends of folds and top corner of front panel. Clear tape stuck to top of spine and in various places on verso to strengthen/repair. Spine browned, rear panel slightly grubby.
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THE BIGGLES BOOK OF HEROES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by William Randell.
Stock no. 1405052
Published by Max Parrish & Co. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 156 pages. Slight bump to top of spine. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing mostly to prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper is edgeworn. Spine is faded. Panels are browned and a bit grubby. Browning and some 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.
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BIGGLES DOES SOME HOMEWORK
Written by W.E. Johns; Norman Wright; Jennifer Schofield. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1315608
Published by Norman Wright; Jennifer Schofield. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

The final unfinished novel, never published before. On 21st June 1968 Captain W.E Johns sat down to continue writing his latest Biggles adventure, he was halfway through chapter 12 when tragically without warning he suffered a fatal heart attack. This is the first edition, limited to just 300 copies, of that unpublished novel. Appendix I includes some pages of notes found with the manuscript, Appendix II consists of a suggested chapter synopsis for the rest of the story. Appendix III adds a short passage of narrative that might possibly complete the book. The text of Biggles Does Some Homework and the notes in Appendix I are 100% genuine W.E.Johns material. The introduction and appendices II and III are by Wright and Schofield. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to a couple of corners otherwise a fine copy. This is copy no. 44.
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BIGGLES AND THE BLUE MOON
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315595
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine, 181 pages plus 2 page book list. It isn't surprising that the known existence of a fabulous collection of pearls should set off a chain of bloodshed and crime. Spine and corners bumped, a few tiny dents to edges of front cover. Some slight pulling to front joint. Some pale foxing else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel, there are a few small pieces of magic tape stuck to verso of wrapper (they were holding a cover in place).
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WORRALS DOWN UNDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2119731
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

When Worrals and her friend Frecks go to Australia to start up their own airline they expect a quiet and steady life. Instead they are met with high adventure. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. A few marks to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with loss to top and tail of spine and corners; faded to spine.
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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 2119099
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Staples have started to rust and show through on spine. Covers are creased with some grubby marks. Contents are still very good; just some page corner creasing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2118955
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Circa 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biggles and Co. are on the trail of a yacht that sailed away and never came back. Pink boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Knight logo to base of spine in gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has top and bottom corners cut off front flap. Wrapper is also edge-creased and chipped, with some scuffing; a little loss.
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BY JOVE, BIGGLES!
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis; Piers Williams.
Stock no. 2118520
Published by W.H.Allen. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Life of Captain W.E. Johns. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863790542. Spine is creased. Some light wear to cover edges.
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BIGGLES PIONEER AIR FIGHTER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2118433
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 0603034055. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; minimal loss.
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