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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405343
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 5th 1952. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and panther vignette. 8 red & black plates. Spine bumped. Couple of small marks to covers. Address labels to top of front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears. Spine is faded and has tear about a third of the way down. Browned tape to top and bottom of wrapper to mend tears. Wrapper is grubby and is browned on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES BURIES A HATCHET
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1208554
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1958. Good condition.

6 colour plates. Blue boards with scottie dog embossed pattern, red title to spine. 184 pages. Covers unevenly faded. Corners bumped. Spine browned with small tear in surface paper. Inscription in ink on front endpaper. Writing at top end of rear pastedown. Pages 93-122 have top corners creased. A good reading copy of the first edition.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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BIGGLES GOES TO WAR
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Martin Tyas.
Stock no. 1405310
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1952. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Bumping to spine. Spine is faded with small white mark to bottom. Address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges, otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with large pieces of spine missing. Browned tape to top and bottom edges of wrapper on verso. Writing to bottom of rear panel. Wrapper is grubby. Browning to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN THE BALTIC
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1405308
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1952. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards. 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded. Couple of marks to front board. Address label to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing to endpapers and page margins. Dustwrapper is in two pieces with most of spine missing. Front flap is partially detached. Some tears to rear flap and creasing to front flap. Browned tape or tape marks to verso of wrapper. Some foxing.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Will Narraway.
Stock no. 1405304
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1952. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 256 pages. 6 b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and faded. Some light marks to covers. Address labels to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and board edges. Small brown mark affects edges of a few pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears which have been mended on verso by browned tape. Small hole in middle of spine. Old tape marks to fold of wrapper. A few light marks to wrapper which is grubby. Foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1405278
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1953. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards with black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded. Small address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Contents are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with 3" missing to bottom of spine and 1" missing to top. Panels are joined by browned tape which is visible on verso. Some creased mostly caused by tape. Wrapper is grubby with foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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NOW TO THE STARS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405276
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Story of Interplanetary Exploration - the 3rd in Captain Johns's Science Fiction series. Blue boards with black titles and vignette to front board. 6 colour plates. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded at top and bottom and a little foxed. Some marks to rear cover. Small address label to front pastedown. Small bump to top of pastedown which has caused a small indentation to prelims. Very faint writing to top of rear endpaper. Light foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is in two pieces (torn along fold between front panel and spine). 2.5" missing from bottom of spine. Wrapper is edge worn with some tears and creasing. Damp mark to bottom of rear panel which is grubby. Brown tape marks to top of spine/rear panel on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WORRALS DOWN UNDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405262
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1948. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very 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. Spine a little bumped. One corner creased. A couple of marks to top of text block otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Rear panel is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Norman Howard.
Stock no. 1405250
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1952. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 245 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is faded. Small bumps to top and bottom of front board. Small address label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with large area of loss to bottom of spine and rear panel and smaller areas of loss. Small white sticker to bottom of front fold. Some foxing. Wrapper is generally grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405228
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few light marks to covers. Address label to top of front pastedown. '1D' written in felt tip to top of front endpaper. Small nick to the edge of one page. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and small areas of loss. Front flap is missing. Damp mark to top of rear cover and flap. Cover is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET TAKES A JOB
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405221
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Red boards with embossed dog design, black titles to spine. 4 B/w plates. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little darkened. Small name and address label to top of front pastedown. Foxing to page edges. Text block a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET MOPS UP
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405220
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth, brown titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plus green and black full-page illustrations. 185 pages. 7.25 x 4.75". Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Front joint cracked showing webbing beneath. Name and address label to top corner of front pastedown. '6d' ink to top of front endpaper. Endpapers browned. A little foxing to page edges. Contents clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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