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WHERE THE GOLDEN EAGLE SOARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Colin Gibson.
Stock no. 1813782
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story of lovers of nature about wildlife in the Highlands of Scotland. Beige boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Text block browned and foxed. Some minor spotting and grubby marks to contents. Light damp stains to edges of endpapers. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is damp stained, browned to spine and rear panel, edge-worn, grubby to rear panel, some clear tape to edges on verso.

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THE CHILDREN'S JOLLY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton; W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan; Norman Meredith; Alma Healey; et al..
Stock no. 1406446
Published by Odhams Press. circa 1954. Slightly better than good condition.

Blyton stories are The Animals' Band and The Enchanted Village, the Johns story is All In The Day's Work. Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. B/w, colour and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Rubbing to board edges. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink to bottom of title page. Rear joint and several hinges cracked. One page partially detached. Ticks to last puzzle. Foxing to page edges.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a 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. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505630
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a fair 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. Tiny bump to base of spine. Fading to top edges of covers/spine and bottom edge of spine. A few light marks to covers (splash marks?). Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers. Just a few fox spots and an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper has been laminated on both sides and underneath the edges, spine and half the panels have been covered in tape, now yellowed. Some small patches of surface paper damage to panels and spine.

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NO MOTIVE FOR MURDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505624
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark pink boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 190 pages. A murder novel. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of tiny black spots to covers. Yellowed tape marks to both sets of endpapers. A few words/numbers erased from front pastedown. Faint lines of browning to half-title and title page from tape which left marks on front endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and chipped, small tear at top of spine had been repaired with tape on verso, tape no longer present. Spine possibly slightly faded.

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WORRALS GOES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505588
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and lower corners. A few small white marks to covers (damp?) mostly in spine area. Spine slightly faded. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to text block. Frontis has pink vertical line, (printing error?). Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some small pieces of loss from spine, ends of folds and top corner of front panel. Clear tape stuck to top of spine and in various places on verso to strengthen/repair. Spine browned, rear panel slightly grubby.

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THE BIGGLES FLYING OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405046
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Contains 'Biggles Flies North,...South,...West'. B/w illustrations. Blue cloth, vignette of biplanes on front cover. 255 pages. Spine bumped and darkened with small split in cloth at back. Corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing and a few small marks to covers. Rear joint cracked. Inscription in ink to top of front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to first few page edges. Some foxing and a few marks mostly to page edges. Text block edges are grubby.

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DESERT ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1315603
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising "Desert Night" and "The Raid", two yarns unavailable since the 1930's. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Pictorial card wraps. B/w frontis. Tiny nick to top of spine and minimal rubbing to corners. This is copy no. 206.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 2 FEBRUARY 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119957
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Fair condition.

Magazine with article 'The Officer's Men' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Covers detached and torn nearly in two - one piece of tape to top. Contents are still very good.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 5 MAY 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119956
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Magazine with article 'Gliding Grows Up' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Small tear and chipping to top of spine. Some creasing and browning.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 6 JUNE 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119955
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Magazine with article 'A Tradition Worth Maintaining' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Bottom corner of front cover is torn off and missing. Spine has split. Some creasing and browning.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 6 JUNE 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119953
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Good condition.

Magazine with article 'A Tradition Worth Maintaining' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Front cover has large tear and cover is nearly torn in two at top of spine. Some creasing and foxing. Contents are generally very good.

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