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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1317871
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Small mark to front free-endpaper (possibly caused by removal of small label), mark transfers through on preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/worn.

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SOME MILESTONES IN AVIATION
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131564
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1941. Almost very good condition.

Red boards. Black titles to spine. B/w photos. 232 pages. (No Catalogue to rear). Damp marks to edges of front and rear covers. Fading to spine. Bumping to corners. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Margin marks to some pages.

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FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 2131067
Published by John Hamilton. Almost very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Bumping and chipping to corners and top and tail of spine. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2131063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 2130983
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Corners and cover edges rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Contents very good.

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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 4
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1817639
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, red pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 176 pages. Includes Biggles story "The Adventure of the Luminous Clay". Board edges rubbed & worn, boards scuffed, small patch of surface paper loss to rear board. NOT inscribed. A few minor margin marks else contents clean.

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OUT OF THE BLUE
Written by W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by W.E. Johns; Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2129930
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. 1st 1938. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows aircraft. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 5 stories and 1 colour plates by Johns. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spine has a few inch split to one side, with some fraying to cloth; also spotted. Wear and scuffing to covers. Front joint is cracked. Erased doodle to front endpaper, which also has margin tear. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and margins. Plates are present. A reading copy.

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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. 2129929
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Circa 1939. Almost very good 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. Bumping and wear to spine and cover edges/corners. Uneven fading to cloth spine, which is also marked. Scuff marks to covers; red and green marks to rear cover. Joints are a bit cracked, with some weakening. Foxing and page browning throughout. Plates present.

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WORRALS OF THE ISLANDS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2129449
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Story of the War in the Pacific. Pale blue cloth, black titles, colour frontis. Full page monotone pictures. Spotting to covers. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a few small pieces of loss; some browning and grubby marks.

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WORRALS IN THE WASTELANDS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2129448
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 215 pages. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Margin tears to a few pages internally; small margin loss to a couple. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; still minimal loss.

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129433
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Bumping along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wear and a few small nicks.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129044
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very 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. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.

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