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BY PIKE AND DYKE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Maynard Brown.
Stock no. 1319686
Published by Blackie & Son. 1st 1890. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic. Brown cloth with gilt title area and decorations. 10 b/w plates + 4 plans. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small split to lower edge of spine on rear cover. Covers slightly grubby. Small patch of damage to edge of front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to contents but generally a sound copy.

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STILL WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1319685
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1948. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Front joint is cracked. Name in pencil to free-endpaper.

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WILLIAM THE DICTATOR
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1319684
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1944. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, a couple of small dents at edges. Spine faded. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.

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WILLIAM AND THE EVACUEES
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1319675
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 8th 1949. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Slight fading to cover edges. Foxing to contents.

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COMRADES IN ARMS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134126
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stories of Biggles of the R.A.F., Worrals of the W.A.A.F. and King of the Commandos. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone double-spread illustrations. Damp marking to spine and edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and damp marked with some tears and chipping; a little loss.

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ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134125
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some repaired closed tears and chips; faded to spine.

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BIGGLES TAKES THE CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134124
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and small vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 189 pages. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins. Wrapper is a bit scuffed with a few closed tears; minimal loss.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134123
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red titles and panther vignette. 8 full-page illustrations. 190 pages. Page browning, with some light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and small nicks; faded to spine.

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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134122
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1960. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges with some splash marks. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; damp marks; some loss; ink marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN MEXICO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134121
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 183 pages plus 1 page glossary. Splash/damp marks to spine and bottom edges of covers. Contents are very good. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few nicks; surface paper scuff mark to spine.

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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134120
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1960. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Damp staining to covers, which go through the first few corresponding pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Front endpaper is MISSING. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and small nicks.

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BIGGLES' COMBINED OPERATION
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134118
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards. 6 colour plates. In this adventure, with some interpol colleagues Biggles, of the special air police, cleans up a dope racket threatening the United States. 158 pages. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Corners are bumped. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges; a few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; some repaired with sticky tape to verso; fading to spine.

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