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STEELEY FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505580
Published by Latimer House Limited. 2nd 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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. Base of spine lightly bumped. Some browning to spine and cover edges. Light browning to endpapers and a few fox spots to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and chipped, rear panel a little grubby and slight fading to spine. 1" tear to top of spine has been repaired on verso with clear tape.
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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 This is the first edition, limited to just 300 copies, of that unpublished novel.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 IN THE UNDERWORLD
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315602
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. 184 pages. ISBN: 0340041587. Minimal bumping to spine. Foxing, mainly to textblock. Dustwraper (price-cut by publisher with new price 60p printed above), 12/- (60p) net in UK also printed to top corner of front flap. Minimal rubbing to edges of wrapper. A nice copy of the 2nd issue. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BIGGLES AND THE LITTLE GREEN GOD
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315597
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1969. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. 179 pages. ISBN: 0340041943. Possibly ex-lib (but no labels or stamps). Spine and corners bumped. Damage to endpapers where the joints were once reinforced and the reinforcement has now been removed (not by us!). Removal of a label to front free-endpaper. Old tape marks to rear endpapers. Hinge between half-title and title-page is cracked. Textblock is grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn and has a few small pieces of magic tape stuck on verso (they were holding a cover in place) and a couple of light stains to top and tail of spine (mostly visible on verso).
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BIGGLES IN THE TERAI
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315596
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. 176 pages. Spine bumped and lightly faded. Foxspots to textblock and a couple of pale spots to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper has a couple of small pieces of magic tape stuck on verso (they were holding a cover in place) and is just a little edge rubbed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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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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BIGGLES AND THE GUN RUNNERS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1315591
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Biggles advertises his services in the hope that he can pick up the trail of a gun-running racket which is causing international concern. Spine very slightly bumped with minimal browning at top and tail. Small, light spot to centre of front cover. Pale page edge browning and a few light spots to endpapers. There has been a little seeping of binding glue to the front joint. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and lightly browned on spine (only visible on verso) and has a few small pieces of magic tape stuck to flaps on verso (ever so slight surface damage in one place where tape was removed). This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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TO OUTER SPACE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505568
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with black titles and vignette to front. 6 colour plates. Rex Clinton's 4th exciting space voyage. Base of spine bumped, also slightly faded with line of stronger fading to top and bottom edges. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing to text block and top margin of a few pages including prelims. All plates present. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn with chips to ends of folds. Spine a little faded, rear panel a touch grubby and front panel slightly rubbed.
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THE MAN WHO VANISHED INTO SPACE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505567
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1963. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Another adventure of the spacecraft Tavona in the Great Unknown. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Just a little foxing to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper has been laminated on both sides. Underneath it is a little edge worn with a grubby rear panel. Spine very slightly faded, browned on verso.
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KINGS OF SPACE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505566
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A Story of Interplanetary Exploration. Blue boards, black titles and vignette of flying saucer. Colour plates. Top and bottom edge of spine faded. Just a little foxing to page edges otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper has been laminated on both sides, underneath it has some edge wear and a grubby rear panel.
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BIGGLES AND THE LOST SOVEREIGNS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1404998
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, green title to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and board edges browned. Covers a little grubby. Front joint is cracked. Small bookseller's sticker to bottom of front pastedown which is rubbed and some of the colour has transferred to opposite page. Name in ink to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased with small area of loss at top of spine. Browning to verso.
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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1404997
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Hampton Library Series. Orange boards, black title to spine. With no clues, and the whole world to chose from, Biggles, Algy and Ginger embark on an adventure as exciting as anything in their long history of successful scoops. Spine and corners bumped. A little bumping to top edges of rear boards. Foxing to page edges. Bottom of text block is dusty. Contents are otherwise clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Some scuffing to panels and spine. Rear panel is creased and a little wrinkled. Browning to verso.
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