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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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BIGGLES LES PIRATES DU POLE SUD
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Francis Bergese.
Stock no. 2123163
Published by Claude Lefrancq Editeur. Circa 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Text in French. Colour comic book style. ISBN: 2871530580. Some page edge browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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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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