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WORRALS DOWN UNDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405393
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

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. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned. Some marks to covers. Small bumps to side edges of covers. Some hinges pulled. Endpapers are browned. Bottom of one corner torn off. A little foxing and a few marks otherwise contents are generally clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS CARRIES ON
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405391
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1942. Slightly better than good condition.

Grey cloth, red titles. B/w illustrations. 143 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. 4.5" split in cloth at rear of spine. Writing on spine browned. Covers marked and grubby. Small address label to front pastedown. Small cracks to top of both joints.Some hinges cracked. Foxing to page edges and some grubby margin marks. Small nick to the bottom of one page.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS IN THE WASTELANDS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405390
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. Black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 215 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some red marks to rear board. Board edges a little rubbed. Small address labels to top of front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Spme foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.
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THE CAMELS ARE COMING
Written by W.E. Johns; William Earle.
Stock no. 1405389
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. William Earle was Johns' pseudonym. The first published Biggles book. 220 pages. No catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Spine is very faded. Fading to edges of front board. Large white mark to rear board (possibly damp). Some marks to boards. Front board is bowed. Brown mark to rear pastedown (damp?). Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Some fingering to margins. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121095
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Covers are unevenly faded, browned, spotted and scuffed. Bumping to corners and spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WORRALS GOES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405388
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1950. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 192 pages. A little bumping to spine. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to endpapers and prelims (including frontis) and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears and slight loss to bottom of spine. Wrapper is foxed and rear panel and spine a little grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS OF THE ISLANDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405387
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1945. Slightly better than good condition.

A Story of the War in the Pacific. Pale blue cloth, black titles, colour frontis. Full page monotone pictures. Ex-Library with County Library plate to front pastedown and remains of labels to pastedown and front endpaper. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Pen marks to rear endpaper and pastedown. Some foxing to contents. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Spine faded. Top of rear board is bumped. Covers marked and grubby.
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THE BIGGLES BOOK OF HEROES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by William Randell.
Stock no. 1405386
Published by Max Parrish & Co. 1st 1959. Slightly better than good condition.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 156 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine a little browned. White mark to front board and white spots to rear board. Browning to endpapers. Blue biro lines to one illustration and brackets round 'Black' on contents page. A few hinges pulled. Foxing to rear endpaper and some page edges. A few margin marks.
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THE BIGGLES BOOK OF TREASURE HUNTING
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by William Randell.
Stock no. 1405385
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition.

Genuine adventure supported by historical fact. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 144 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded. Covers marked. Address label to top of front pastedown. Most of front endpaper cut out. Foxing to page edges. Some light fingering otherwise contents generally clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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STEELEY FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405384
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1951. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, black title to spine. The second book in the Steeley Adventure Series. 152 pages. Revised and Reset. Original published by Newnes in 1936. Spine and corners bumped. Browning to spine and board edges. Covers grubby and marked. Address label to top of front pastedown. Small bookseller's ink stamp to bottom of rear pastedown. 4" diagonal tear to top of page 147 across the text which is still readable. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean.
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WORRALS IN THE WILDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405383
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

The first post-war Worrals story. Blue covers. Black titles. Colour frontis plus 6 two-tone illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine a little browned and marked at top and bottom. A little bubbling to cloth on rear board. Covers a little grubby. Address label and small booksellers label to front pastedown. Dated inscription in ink to front endpaper. light browning to endpapers. Foxing to title pages and page edges. Top edge of text block dusty.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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