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THE BIGGLES FLYING OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405046
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Contains 'Biggles Flies North,...South,...West'. B/w illustrations. Blue cloth, vignette of biplanes on front cover. 255 pages. Spine bumped and darkened with small split in cloth at back. Corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing and a few small marks to covers. Rear joint cracked. Inscription in ink to top of front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to first few page edges. Some foxing and a few marks mostly to page edges. Text block edges are grubby.

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BIGGLES DOES SOME HOMEWORK
Written by W.E. Johns; Norman Wright; Jennifer Schofield. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1315608
Published by Norman Wright; Jennifer Schofield. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

The final unfinished novel, never published before. On 21st June 1968 Captain W.E Johns sat down to continue writing his latest Biggles adventure, he was halfway through chapter 12 when tragically without warning he suffered a fatal heart attack. This is the first edition, limited to just 300 copies, of that unpublished novel. Appendix I includes some pages of notes found with the manuscript, Appendix II consists of a suggested chapter synopsis for the rest of the story. Appendix III adds a short passage of narrative that might possibly complete the book. The text of Biggles Does Some Homework and the notes in Appendix I are 100% genuine W.E.Johns material. The introduction and appendices II and III are by Wright and Schofield. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to a couple of corners otherwise a fine copy. This is copy no. 44.

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DESERT ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1315603
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Comprising "Desert Night" and "The Raid", two yarns unavailable since the 1930's. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Pictorial card wraps. B/w frontis. Tiny nick to top of spine and minimal rubbing to corners. This is copy no. 206.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 1 JANUARY 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119958
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Very good condition.

Magazine with article 'Handsome Is As Handsome Does' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Staples have rusted. Some page browning.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 2 FEBRUARY 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119957
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Fair condition.

Magazine with article 'The Officer's Men' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Covers detached and torn nearly in two - one piece of tape to top. Contents are still very good.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 5 MAY 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119956
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Magazine with article 'Gliding Grows Up' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Small tear and chipping to top of spine. Some creasing and browning.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 6 JUNE 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119955
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Almost very good condition.

Magazine with article 'A Tradition Worth Maintaining' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Bottom corner of front cover is torn off and missing. Spine has split. Some creasing and browning.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 6 JUNE 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119953
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Good condition.

Magazine with article 'A Tradition Worth Maintaining' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Front cover has large tear and cover is nearly torn in two at top of spine. Some creasing and foxing. Contents are generally very good.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. II No. 8 AUGUST 1942
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119952
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1942. Good condition.

Magazine with article 'The Pedal Glider' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Front cover is almost in two halves at spine (split). Some grubby marks and page browning. A reading copy.

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AIR TRAINING CORPS GAZETTE VOL. III No. 1 JANUARY 1943
Written by W.E. Johns; et al.
Stock no. 2119949
Published by The Air League Of The British Empire. 1943. Very good condition.

Magazine with article 'Gone With the Wind' by W.E. Johns. Paperwraps. B/w photos. Some creasing and browning. Staples have rusted.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 2119099
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Staples have started to rust and show through on spine. Covers are creased with some grubby marks. Contents are still very good; just some page corner creasing.

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BIGGLES CHARTER PILOT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Mendoza.
Stock no. 2118395
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1943. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red cloth, dodo & crocodile vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 157 pages. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is badly torn and creased, with some loss to rear panel; yellowing and brittle tape to edges.

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