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BIGGLES ANNUAL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326394
Published by World International Publishing Limited.. 1980. Very good condition.

Biggles flies again - in his first-ever Annual. Glazed pictorial boards. Contains an abridged version of Biggles and the Plane that Disapperared. ISBN: 0723565988. Minimal rubbing to spine, corners slightly bumped. A couple of small score marks to rear cover. Contents clean.

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WORRALS OF THE ISLANDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326388
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1945. Good condition.

A Story of the War in the Pacific. Pale blue cloth, black titles. Colour frontis. Full page monotone pictures. Spine and corners bumped. Some spotting to covers and spine slightly faded. Front free-endpaper has been removed, front joint is cracked. Name and address in ink to half title-page. Some light foxing to textblock.

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WORRALS IN THE WILDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326387
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

The first post-war Worrals story. Blue covers. Black titles. Colour frontis plus 6 two-tone illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few light marks to covers. J4 written in red crayon to front pastedown, some crayon marks to rear free-endpaper. Minimal foxing to textblock.

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KINGS OF SPACE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326385
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Story of Interplanetary Exploration. Blue boards, black titles and vignette of flying saucer. Colour plates. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to cover edges. Two leaves (pages 79-82) are detached but still present. Textblock is very slightly grubby. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and slightly chipped, rear panel is a bit grubby.

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THE QUEST FOR THE PERFECT PLANET
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326384
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of space exploration. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 157 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name plate (not filled in) to front pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly browned to spine and very very slightly grubby to rear panel.

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WORRALS OF THE W.A.A.F.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326383
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1948. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis, 220 pages. Fifth impression. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock.

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WORRALS FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326381
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, white title to spine and yellow/gold title and vignette of Worrals to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded and some light marking to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but contents generally clean.

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BIGGLES FOLLOWS ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326380
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 4 double-sided b/w plates. 158 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some foxing to textblock and top edge of textblock a bit grubby. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, rear panel is a little grubby, flaps are foxed and there are some small ink tick marks to title list on rear flap.

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BIGGLES TAKES THE CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326378
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and small vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 189 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight fading to base of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and heavy pencil name an address to same page (this has been partially erased but the is still evident). Textblock slightly grubby else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is worn, front flap was detached and now re-attached with tape on verso, other tape repairs on verso as well.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326377
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Light vertical crease to centre of spine. A couple of foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss to spine and corners, light vertical crease to front panel and rear panel is just slightly grubby.l

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MURDER BY AIR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326376
Published by Latimer House Ltd.. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A "Steeley" story. Blue boards, black title to spine. 150 pages. 7.5 x 5". Completely revised and reset. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is very edge worn with some loss and rear panel is grubby.

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BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326375
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 182 pages. Fifth impression. Spine slightly bumped. Small mark to edge of front cover. Foxspots to textblock else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and just a little grubby to spine and rear panel.

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