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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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THE MAN WHO LOST HIS WAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123137
Published by MacDonald & Co.. 1st 1959. Good condition.

The man who lost his way was Noel Marsden, an ex-Commando officer and the place he lost it was almost at the gates of a decaying country house in Inverness. Black cloth with yellow title to spine. 192 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven mottling to covers. Boots 'Booklovers library' sticker to front cover. Some page browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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GIMLET GOES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2123086
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Blue/green boards, black titles and archer vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine is very browned; as are a few cover edges. Uneven browning to rest of covers. Foxing. Frontis is partially detached, with a bit of edge-creasing. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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WORRALS ON THE WAR-PATH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2123073
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1943. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, parachute vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Reprint. Spine is faded, cover has a few marks. Book affected by tobacco odour. Contents are still very good.
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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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BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2122166
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 300 Copies. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 271. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE MAN WHO LOST HIS WAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405425
Published by MacDonald & Co.. 1st 1959. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The man who lost his way was Noel Marsden, an ex-Commando officer and the place he lost it was almost at the gates of a decaying country house in Inverness. Black cloth with yellow title to spine. 192 pages. Ex-library with W.H. Smith Library label plus remains of another label and ink date stamps to front pastedown. Library address stamps to rear endpapers and last page of text. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Small inner margin tears to several pages. Page 95/96 partially detached. Some page numbers ringed in blue ink and Browning to rear endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby marks but many pages are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Foxing to front flap. Slim piece of tape to very edge of flap. Rear panel is a little creased.
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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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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1607946
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Covers are scuffed with a little surface wear and fading to spine. Marks to a couple of pages but contents generally clean.
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BIGGLES HUNTS BIG GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 1405062
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Famous Biggles Story told in Pictures. Square format. Pictorial card wraps. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Corners a little creased. Binding becoming unstuck at top of rear cover. Contents very good.
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