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CHAMPION OF THE MAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by H. Gooderham.
Stock no. 2127767
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1938. Good condition.

Blue cloth with sailing ship decoration to front cover and palm tree to spine. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 286 pages. 2nd impression published in same year as first edition. 1* to bottom of half-title page. 2nd issue. Spine is browned with bumping; a little fraying to cloth at top and tail. Bumping and wear to corners. Some marks and foxing to covers. Inscriptions in ink to verso of front endpaper. Frontis has margin nicks and some creasing. Foxing throughout.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2127184
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Slightly better than very good condition in a very 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. Light browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; a couple repaired to verso with tiny amount of magic tape.

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THE ACE BOOK OF COMICS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arthur Catherall; Douglas V. Duff; et al. Illustrated by Will Nickless; Geoffrey Whittam; et al.; Cecil Orr.
Stock no. 2126959
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. Colour, b/w and two-tone illustrations. First story is 'The Gap' by Arthur Catherall. Includes "The New Aerofoil" by W.E.Johns (a Biggles adventure). Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a little loss.

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KING OF THE COMMANDOS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1317436
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A story of Combined Operations. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontispiece, 10 other b/w illustrations. 7.5 x 5". 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint is cracked (between front free-endpaper and half-title). A few small foxspots else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby (especially to spine) and is edge-worn with small closed tears.

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BIGGLES HITS THE TRAIL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2126474
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 250 pages. Tape glue marks to endpaeprs. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has tape to flaps; some edge-creasing and chipping.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2126473
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; a few small nicks and chips.

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BIGGLES TAKES THE CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2126472
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and small vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 189 pages. A few marks to covers. Tape residue glue marks to endpapers. Wrapper flaps have tape. Wrapper is also edge-creased with a few chips and nicks and is browned.

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WINGS OF ROMANCE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2126052
Published by Latimer House. 1st thus 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. A Steeley Adventure. 152 pages. Revised and reset edition. Spine is unevenly faded/mottled. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a little loss; some grubby marks.

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THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2125667
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby marks to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and edge-tears and chips; marks to rear cover, including partially erased pencil tick marks.

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THE WONDER BOOK OF COMICS
Written by Enid Blyton; Douglas V. Duff; W.E. Johns; Frank Richards; et al. Illustrated by Will Nickless; et al..
Stock no. 2125369
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Maroon decorative cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. 1st story "George the Inquisitive Gander". Biggles story is "Biggles Baits The Trap" and Bunter story is "Billy Bunter's Booby-Trap". Bumping and wear to corners. A few marks to covers. Some page corners are creased. Foxing.

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FLYING THRILLS
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2125307
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards, front shows 4 planes diving. 6 colour and 4 b/w plates plus b/w text illustrations. 248 pages. 1" splits to top of spine on both edges. Bumping and wear to corners and along cover edges. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages throughout, including plate pages.

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