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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2131730
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1942. Very good condition.

Green cloth with black title to spine and front cover and vignette of planes flying over madrid to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Small nick to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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BIGGLES FLIES TO WORK
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131729
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some unusual cases of Biggles & his air Police. Blue/green boards, black title to spine. 184 pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131728
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green covers, black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks, couple of small closed tears.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1317871
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Small mark to front free-endpaper (possibly caused by removal of small label), mark transfers through on preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/worn.

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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2131063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Kay.
Stock no. 2130983
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Biggles story told in pictures. Small square format. Card wraps. Two tone illustrations throughout. Corners and cover edges rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Contents very good.

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129433
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Bumping along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wear and a few small nicks.

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AIR ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1609225
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles. Pictorial front cover with red title. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. Contains 5 W.E. Johns stories. Boards worn at corners and edges. Spine marked. Inscription to front endpaper. Joints cracked and broken. Hinges pulled. Pages browned. Wormholes to some corners. Page 11 detached and edge chipped. Book has tobacco smell. A reading copy.

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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 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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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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