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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2117372
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Spine is browned. Some grubby marks and scuff marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks and foxing; creased with a few chips and nicks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WORRALS DOWN UNDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1403329
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a slightly better than 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. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Browning to board edges. Couple of white marks to rear board. Text block edge is a little dusty but contents are clean. Front board is bowed. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and a little loss. Spine is faded. Rear panel and front flap are grubby
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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AIR ADVENTURES
Written by George E. Rochester; W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1403311
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. circa 1940. Poor condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles. Pictorial front cover with red title. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. Contains 5 W.E. Johns stories. Spine bumped and faded. Corners are bumped and worn. Board edges are rubbed. Title on front is partially faded. Marks to rear board. Joints and several hinges are cracked, some almost broken leading to some pages starting to be become detached. Inscription in ink to front endpaper with address written in pencil below. Drawings in pencil to rear endpaper. Evidence of bookwork damage on several pages. Two plates are missing - 1 colour and 1 b/w. Foxing and grubby marks throughout including several pencil marks. A reading copy.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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AVENTURIERS DE L'AIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1403291
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1949. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Title in English is Wings of Romance. Translation by d'Eliane Simon. Beige boards with brown titles to spine and front and small vigbette of a wing. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of small marks to covers. Initials in ink to top of front endpaper. Pages browned. Foxing throughout. Side and bottom page edges uncut. Dustwrapper is edgeworn, torn and creased with a little loss. Tape on verso covering some of the tears Spine is faded. Rear panel is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RETOUR DE KING
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1503661
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Title in English is Gimlet Comes Home. Beige boards with blue titles to spine and front board plus vignette of a stag. 188 pages. Text in French A little bumping to spine and corners and a few small marks to covers. Large corner of page 33/34 has been torn off and repaired with clear tape, which is now browned. Text affected is still readble. Pages are browned but clean. Small marks to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and chipped with a faded spine, rear panel is a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES GETS HIS MEN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1503395
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1950. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Stains to spine and lower part of rear cover. Spine bumped with some fading at top and bottom. Front endpaper is MISSING. Light brown stains to endpapers and text block. A little foxing. Dustwrapper is almost in two pieces, holding at top of spine. Edge worn and creased with some loss at either end of spine and folds, hole to rear fold. Rear panel and flap are almost covered by a light brown stain. Numbers in pen to front flap. Surface paper damage on front panel. Foxed.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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AU DESSUS DE LA FORET VIERGE
Written by W.E. Johns; S. Hot.
Stock no. 1313433
Published by Les Presses De La Cite. 1948. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

"Worrals in the Wilds" told in French, translation by Hot. Blue boards with orange titles and vignettes. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Front free-endpaper is creased, rear joint cracked. There is a tear to the half title-page and the top corner tips of last two text pages have been torn off (text not affected). "1037" has been written to the half title and title-page. The Contents are heavily browned with some grubby fingermarks but generally they are clean. Front flap of dustwrapper is missing, remainder is edge worn and there is a large tear to spine edge which has been tape repaired on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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KING ET SES HOMMES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1502940
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Text in French, translated by Marguerite Chevalley. English title King of the Commandos. Grey boards with brown titles and animal head vignette. 204 pages. Top of spine bumped. A few fox spots to edges and a couple of black marks to front cover. Pages are browned and foxed at edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a small tear to rear panel. Wear to edges of spine and rear panel a bit grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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L'ILE INTERDITE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1402740
Published by Presses De La Cite. 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Worrals Investigates translated into French by H. Pacquet. Grey/green boards with darker green titles and vignette to front cover. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges are browned. Cloth a little wrinkled on front cover. Very top of front joint beginning to crack. Writing (possibly name) in ink to title page. Pages browned. Top of textblock dusty. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a couple of small tears. Spine is a little browned and rear panel grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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RETURN TO MARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1312958
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards with vignette of flying saucer. 6 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped with fading to top and tail of spine. Ink name stamp to front endpaper. Some foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss to top and tail of spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES-AIR DETECTIVE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1309652
Published by Marks & Spencer. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Two-colour illustrations. 93 pages. 10 x 8". Covers are edge worn and scuffed. Spine is worn, split along front edge and glued down. Some erased pencil markings to title-page. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2109795
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Steeley Adventure. Orange cloth, black title to spine. 220 pages. Damp stain to front cover. Other marks to covers. Corners are bumped and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some foxing.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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