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BIGGLES IN THE GOBI
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505623
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1953. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards. Black ram's horns vignette. 6 colour plates. Damp stains to bottom edges of covers, also visible on pastedowns and first and last few pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Prize plate to front pastedown. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips and tears. Dampstained to bottom edges and spine, more visible on verso. Tape on verso to base of spine and front fold. Rear panel grubby.
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BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405116
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Biggles Squadron versus the Nazi ace, Von Zoyton, in the battle of the Libyan air route. Blue cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges a little bumped and browned. Covers are foxed and marked. Large label with name and address of former owner. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is a little edge worn. Spine is browned. Small label with no. 21 to spine. Rear panel slightly grubby. A few foxspots to verso. Wrapper is covered with clear plastic laminate on both sides and has small spots of sticky residue to verso.
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BIGGLES CUTS IT FINE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 1505622
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black titles. 6 colour plates. 159 pages. 7.5 x 5". Top and bottom of spine bumped. Correction fluid over name and date on front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears, six small squares of clear tape to verso. Book has been used as a rest as writing visible on front panel at certain angles.
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BIGGLES AND THE LOST SOVEREIGNS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405115
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, green title to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Spine a little bumped and browned. Some light foxing to title page and page edges. Earlier price in ink crossed out on top of front endpaper. Large patch of white correction fluid to both sides of rear free endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Spine is grubby. Vertical crease to rear flap. Some foxing and browning to verso.
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BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1505621
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Scottie dog design blue boards, with red scottie dogs to spine. 6 colour plates. A feast of danger and adventure with Biggles & Co. A few tiny bumps to cover edges. Fading to top and bottom edge of spine. Light foxing and browning to endpapers. Brown spot to front pastedown. Correction fluid to title page, at worst 3 x 1". Text pages clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and chips, loss from base of spine. Large tear to front fold has been repaired on verso with clear tape. Also grubby.
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BIGGLES OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405114
Published by Purnell Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. An anthology of Biggles Stories originally published in the 30's, edited by Piers Williams. 127 pages. ISBN: 0361041799. A little bumping to spine and corners. Couple of bumps to front board and one to rear board. Couple of light marks to text block edge otherwise contents are very good. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Spine and flap edges are browned. Light browning to verso. Price on front flap has been covered with white correction fluid.
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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.
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GIMLET GETS THE ANSWER
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1505618
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Grey patterned boards with blue title and scottie dog vignettes to spine. 4 b/w plates. 192 pages. Bump to top of spine. Slight fading to some edges. Front cover ever so slightly bowed. Some foxing, mainly to text block and prelims otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and chipped. Some masking tape repairs on verso which are visible through wrapper. Rear panel grubby. Some foxing.
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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405111
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biggles is on the trail of an extraordinary series of murders. History and excitement combine to make this a thrilling detective story. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small bump to front board. Rear joint cracked. Front joint has possible been reglued. White correction fluid marks to front endpaper and title page which covers an ink stamp which is almost visible on verso of the page. Number stamp to title page. Foxing to page edges and rear endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Small price sticker to front flap. Rear panel is grubby. Some small pieces of tape stuck to verso of wrapper. Book has a very slight musty smell.
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GIMLET TAKES A JOB
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1505617
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. B/w plates. Minimal bumping to corners. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears. Rear panel grubby. Clear tape repairs to tears on verso.
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BIGGLES AND THE PLOT THAT FAILED
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405110
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pink boards, gilt title to spine, 184 pages. Biggles goes looking for a young archaeologist lost in the Sahara, what he finds is astonishing! Spine bumped. A few dark spots to either side of spine and a couple of small white spots to bottom edge of boards. Light foxing to text block edge. Contents otherwise very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is a little faded and is browned on verso. Wrapper is covered with clear plastic laminate on both sides and has small spots of sticky residue to verso.
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GIMLET GOES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505616
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

King of the Commandos in another adventure with fighting France and the Grey Fleas of the North. Blue/green cloth, vignette of commando on front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Light crease towards bottom corner of front cover. Joints just starting to crack. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Ink spot to text block affects edges of last 20 pages. A few fox spots. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn. Clear tape repairs on verso. Correction fluid along rear fold and verso of front fold. Rear panel, flap and spine a bit grubby.
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