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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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MY GARDEN JULY 1940 (VOL. 20 No. 79)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609236
Published by My Garden. 1940. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased and foxed. Book has tobacco smell.

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MY GARDEN MAY 1940 (VOL. 20 No. 77)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609235
Published by My Garden. 1940. Very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased.

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MY GARDEN APRIL 1937 (VOL. 10 No. 40)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609234
Published by My Garden. 1937. Very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased.

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AIR ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1609225
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles. Pictorial front cover with red title. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. Contains 5 W.E. Johns stories. Boards worn at corners and edges. Spine marked. Inscription to front endpaper. Joints cracked and broken. Hinges pulled. Pages browned. Wormholes to some corners. Page 11 detached and edge chipped. Book has tobacco smell. A reading copy.

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WORRALS OF THE W.A.A.F.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814000
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st thus 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis plus 4 three-tone plates. 220 pages. New illustrated edition. Text block browned with a few scattered foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper is in two halves, detached at rear spine edge, loss at edges.

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SKY HIGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123176
Published by Newnes. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. 251 pages. The First in the Steeley Series, a young adventurer of the skies. Assumed 1st edition 1936 - UNDATED! Spine and cover edges are browned. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour. Contents are still very good.

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