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THE BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2138990
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Containing three Biggles stories: Biggles Flies East, Biggles Hits The Trail and Biggles & Co.. Brown pictorial cloth. A thick volume. Bumping and wear to covers, with scuffing. Binding starting to get a little week to joints. Foxing and browning.

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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2138788
Published by Brockhampton Press. Circa 1961. Very good condition.

Biggles & Co. are on the trail of a yacht that sailed away and never came back. Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrations accredited to Stead, but none present. 170 pages + booklist. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BIGGLES' SPECIAL CASE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2138787
Published by Brockhampton Press. Circa 1963. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrations accredited to Stead, but none present (as issued). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to top and tail of spine. Browning and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2138785
Published by Brockhampton Press. Circa 1960. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrations accredited to Stead but none present (as published in this edition). In Central Africa Biggles & Co. free a primitive race from sinister influences and expose a plot. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; small nicks to base of spine. A few marks to covers. Browning to outer page edges and endpapers.

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BIGGLES FORMS A SYNDICATE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2138783
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1961. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Reissued the same year as the first. Some chipping and cracking to laminate on spine. Bumping to top and tail of spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning. A few marks.

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BIGGLES SEES TOO MUCH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138313
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Originally published by Brockhampton Press, this was the last novel completed by the author before his death. This is a Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited and contains a hand-drawn illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. SIGNED by Illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Original hand drawn illustration to front endpaper has been protected by a loose tissue guard. Glue shadows to joints at front and rear (production error).

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BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138312
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 300 Copies, this edition also has an original hand drawn illustration by Skilleter to front endpaper. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 229. Tiny knock to top of spine of book and to wrapper. Pale browning to top edge of rear panel of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES OF THE CAMEL SQUADRON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2138308
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Originally these stories were serialised in Modern Boy between 15th of July and 7th October 1933. The first 13 stories in this edition follows that of the John Hamilton editions, with some spelling corrections. As a bonus story, the R.F.C. adventure 'The Ace of Spades' is also included in this collection. The Colour frontis and 4 half-tone illustrations from the John Hamilton editions have also been included. B/w illustrations originally printed in Modern Boy have also been included where possible. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited to 50 copies and includes a hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. SIGNED by Illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper is protected by loose tissue-guard; illustration is lovely and bright! Colour frontis is browned. Wrapper also has some light browning. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES IN THE UNDERWORLD
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138307
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. This title was originally published by Brockhampton Press in 1968, the republished as a Green Knight Paperback during the 1970s. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is Limited even further and contains a hand-drawn b/w sketch by illustrator to front endpaper. SIGNED by illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Original hand drawn illustration to front endpaper has been protected with a loose tissue-guard (slight browning). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE CAMELS ARE COMING
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2138306
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited to 50 copies that contain a hand-drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. The 17 stories that made up 'The Camels are Coming' originally appeared in Popular Flying Magazine, first published together in one volume in 1932 by John Hamilton. This special edition follows the fuller text of the John Hamilton First edition, it includes cover artwork by Skilleter and Frontis and other illustrations by Johns. SIGNED by illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration protected by loose tissue-guard; lovely and bright. Browning to frontis. Small bump to top of spine. A few small knocks to edges of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES AND THE NOBLE LORD
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138305
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. The penultimate novel completed by author prior to his death. It was first published by Brockhampton Press in 1969 and is among the shortest novels of the series. Limited to 300 copies. This edition Limited even further and includes hand-drawn illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. SIGNED by illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. Hand sketched b/w illustration to front endpaper. This is Copy No. 16. Some light browning to frontis. Wrapper has light creasing to top of spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BIGGLES SCORES A BULL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2138304
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Limited to 300 copies, 50 of which include a hand drawn and coloured illustration by Skilleter to the front endpaper. The first edition of this book to be published since the 3 editions in the 1960s by Brockhampton press (1965 & 1966) and the Childrens Book Club 1966. SIGNED by Skilleter (illustrator) and Norman Wright (Publisher) to original letter loosely inserted to certify that this is Copy No. 17, with original hand-drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper (one of only 50 copies produced). Creasing to edge of enclosed letter. Tissue-paper guard to coloured illustration (creased and browned). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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