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THE FIRST BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326688
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1953. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Contains 4 full-length stories: Biggles Sweeps The Desert, Biggles In The Orient, Biggles Delivers The Goods and Biggles Fails To Return. Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. 640 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is well worn, creased and torn. Substantial surface paper loss to spine.

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BIGGLES SECRET AGENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1326687
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1950. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine sunned. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Flying Jacket wrapper is worn, chipped and torn with loss. Front flap almost detached.

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BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326686
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1942. Good condition.

The Biggles Squadron versus the Nazi ace, Von Zoyton, in the battle of the Libyan air route. Blue cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers marked. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Textblock is grubby.

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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326685
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and has a small piece missing to top of spine.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326684
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, title to spine. Spine slightly bumped. Spine faded and covers slightly cocked and marked. Creasing to one page (where it was folded). Some damage to front pastedown. Contents generally clean.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326683
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to spine. Foxing to textblock.

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BIGGLES FOLLOWS ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326681
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 4 double-sided b/w plates. 158 pages. Spine slightly bumped, some very slight fading to cover edges. Front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Half title-page is lightly browned. Textblock is slightly grubby.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326680
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and panther vignette. 8 red, black and white plates. Spine slightly bumped. Light tape marks to endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed and badly faded to spine.

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BIGGLES' SPECIAL CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326679
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Bombarded by jet fighters, grounded by a sand-storm, involved in a desert gun battle - another exciting Biggles adventure. 170 pages. Spine bumped. Some slight/light markings to covers. Name and address details on front free-endpaper have been blotted out with blue biro. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and a bit grubby.

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THE BIGGLES ADVENTURE OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326677
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1965. Fair condition.

Contains Biggles Gets His Men, No Rest for Biggles, Another Job for Biggles and Biggles Takes a Holiday. Glazed pictorial boards. Ex-lib. with lots of markings etc. Corners are bumped, with heavy wear. Chipping and splits to top of spine. Half-title page MISSING. Grubby marks to outer page edges. A reading copy only.

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326676
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine bumped. Small mark to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and has a couple of small splash marks to front panel.

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BIGGLES AND THE PLOT THAT FAILED
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326675
Published by Brockhampton Press. Circa 1965. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some lifting of laminate at spine edges. Writing in ink to front pastedown. Prize plate to front free-endpaper partially removed. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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