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BIGGLES GOES HOME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1827898
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Black vignette on front cover - Biggles in a parachute. Colour frontis, b/w chapter headers. 160 pages. Sunlight on title to dustwrapper spine has imprinted title on to spine of book (faint). Neat name in ink to front endpaper, Some minor rust marks to front flap of dustwrapper and endapers. Text block lightly browned and foxed. Damp staining to edge of prelims and rear endpaper (light). Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby, rubbed at corners, repaired with clear tape to verso, damp stain to verso (not visible to front). Sounds worse than it is.

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BIGGLES SORTS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327515
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 184 pages. Some and corners bumped, some wear to cover edges. Textblock is foxed. Front joint has started to crack. Some heavy pencil marks to front free-endpaper erased (old price). Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with damp staining to spine and folds.

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1327433
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pale blue boards. Dark titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light browning to spine. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and edge worn/chipped with slight loss. Rear panel is grubby and foxed.

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THE BUMPER BIGGLES BOOK
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327272
Published by Chancellor Press. 1984. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Five adventures of the intrepid aviator! Contains Biggles Pioneer Air Fighter; Biggles Flies South; Biggles in the Orient; Biggles Defies The Swastika; and Biggles In The Jungle. ISBN: 0907486320. Spine bumped with small split at top, Pale page browning else contents clean.

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BIGGLES FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327271
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Spine slightly bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to textblock. Contents browned but clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a little grubby to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1327268
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1949. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Light blue boards, silver title on front cover and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w plates. 180 Pages. Third impression. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges and spine. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock and page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with old tape marks (tape no longer present). Some loss to both flaps.

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1327208
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1952. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis and 6 b/w double-sided plates. 179 numbered pages. Fourth impression. Spine bumped. Covers slightly dusty with a small mark to rear cover. Heavy foxing to endpapers, also affecting prelims and textblock.

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BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1327207
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1951. Very good condition.

Pale blue boards with silver titles to front and spine. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. Fourth impression. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Light foxing to textblock else contents clean.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK PERIL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327206
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards. 184 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine slightly bumped. Contents browned but clean. Dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and foxed on verso.

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BIGGLES IN THE JUNGLE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Terence Cuneo.
Stock no. 1327204
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1951. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Green cloth, dark title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations. 191 pages. Spine bumped. Light foxing to textblock and light browning to endpapers. Flying Jacket wrapper is in a bad state of repair. Front flap is detached, chips at edges with loss and 2" loss to base of spine.

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BIGGLES IN THE CRUISE OF THE CONDOR
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327201
Published by Thames Publishing Co.. Circa 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Regent Classics series. Red boards with black titles. Spine bumped. Light damp staining to covers. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and torn with some slight loss.

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BIGGLES FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1327195
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, black title to spine. 183 pages. Spine and corners bumped, slight fading to top and tail of spine. Crease along top of front cover. Child's name in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents are browned, there are a few ink spots to textblock else contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some slight loss.

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