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SOME MILESTONES IN AVIATION
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2132016
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. No catalogue to rear. 32 numbered illustrations/photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Just under 1" split to top of spine; cloth only just starting to fray. Inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2131798
Published by Brockhampton Press. 2nd 1950. Almost very good condition.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. Grey cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are very unevenly browned. Foxing is heaviest to outer page edges and a few pages of prelims. Some scattered foxing on other pages.

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SOME MILESTONES IN AVIATION
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131564
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1941. Almost very good condition.

Red boards. Black titles to spine. B/w photos. 232 pages. (No Catalogue to rear). Damp marks to edges of front and rear covers. Fading to spine. Bumping to corners. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to some pages.

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FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 2131067
Published by John Hamilton. Almost very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Bumping and chipping to corners and top and tail of spine. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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OUT OF THE BLUE
Written by W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by W.E. Johns; Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2129930
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Circa 1938. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows aircraft. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 5 stories and 1 colour plates by Johns. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spine has a few inch split to one side, with some fraying to cloth; also spotted. Wear and scuffing to covers. Front joint is cracked. Erased doodle to front endpaper, which also has margin tear. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and margins. Plates are present. A reading copy. Printers code is 37.783.

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THE RUSTLERS OF RATTLESNAKE VALLEY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Drake Brookshaw.
Stock no. 2128608
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, colour frontis. A thrilling tale of the ranches and deserts of Arizona. Gilt to spine has faded., Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink (partially erased, with some surface paper damage) to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; bottom 2-3" of spine are torn, with some loss. Grubby marks to rear panel.

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SOME MILESTONES IN AVIATION
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2128221
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1935. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. No catalogue to rear. 32 numbered illustrations/photos. Some wear and a little chipping to cloth at top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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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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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AIR STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2124072
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

By "Flight-Lieutenant". Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front cover showing bi-plane and ship. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. 248 pages. Wear to cover edges. Some scuffs to covers. Foxing and page browning. One B/w plate is MISSING.

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814721
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Fading to top and tail of spine. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown (hidden by the front flap of dustwrapper). Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1814720
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

A fast paced thriller originally published in 1940 by John Hamilton. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w frontis. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Copy 113 of 300 numbered copies.

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