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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 4
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1817639
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, red pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 176 pages. Includes Biggles story "The Adventure of the Luminous Clay". Board edges rubbed & worn, boards scuffed, small patch of surface paper loss to rear board. NOT inscribed. A few minor margin marks else contents clean.

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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. 2129929
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Circa 1939. Almost very good 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. Bumping and wear to spine and cover edges/corners. Uneven fading to cloth spine, which is also marked. Scuff marks to covers; red and green marks to rear cover. Joints are a bit cracked, with some weakening. Foxing and page browning throughout. Plates present.

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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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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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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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BY JOVE, BIGGLES!
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis; Piers Williams.
Stock no. 2118520
Published by W.H.Allen. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Life of Captain W.E. Johns. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863790542. Spine is creased. Some light wear to cover edges.

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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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BIGGLES PIONEER AIR FIGHTER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2117862
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 0603034055. Top and tail of spine faded. Some foxing and page browning. Wrapper is foxed and damp marked - with some surface paper damage; creased and chipped with a little loss.

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