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STEELEY FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813863
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st thus 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. The second book in the Steeley Adventure Series. 152 pages. Revised and Reset. Original published by Newnes in 1936. Top and tail of spine and boards browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with slight loss at corners, large piece of loss to rear of dustwrapper.
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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813790
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A fast paced thriller. Brown cloth, black title to spine. 254 pages. Boards marked, spine creased. Text block browned, contents clean. Cigarette odour present.
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WHERE THE GOLDEN EAGLE SOARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Colin Gibson.
Stock no. 1813789
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story for lovers of nature about wildlife in the Highlands of Scotland. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations to text. Boards clean. Surface paper damage to front endpaper where a label has been removed. Cigarette odour present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, browned to spine and rear panel, foxing to lower edges.
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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. Some minor spotting and grubby marks to contents. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is 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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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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CHAMPION OF THE MAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by H. Gooderham.
Stock no. 1405517
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with dark title to spine, art deco decorations to front cover and spine. Endpapers are ocean maps. * to lower corner of half-title. Colour frontis. 6 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and board edges browned. Some foxing and a few marks to covers. Rear joint is cracked showing webbing beneath. Writing to verso of front endpaper and half title page. Foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges. Some fingering. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.
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THE PASSING SHOW
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405426
Published by My Garden. 1st 1937. Slightly better than good condition.

A Garden Diary by an Amateur Gardener. Red cloth, silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Orange sun to endpapers. 112 pages. A scarce Johns title. SIGNED by author with a short inscription to front endpaper. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine lightly browned. Couple of marks to covers. Small address label to front pastedown. Pencil numbers and blue crayon mark to front endpapers. Several hinges cracked. Some foxing. Colour from boards. Some pale pink marks mostly to top of front endpaper and first few days where colour may have transferred from cover.
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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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