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BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2139791
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Biggles Squadron versus the Nazi ace, Von Zoyton, in the battle of the Libyan air route. Blue cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spotting to spine and cover edges. Some bumping to corners. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; a few small areas of loss.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2139738
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Fading and spotting to spine; some other marks also to covers. Browning and foxing to outer page edges.

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BIGGLES HUNTS BIG GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2139683
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, 11 two-tone illustrations. 211 pages. Spine is bumped. Some spotting to covers. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; grubby to rear panel.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2139680
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, red titles and panther vignette. 8 full-page illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and cover edges are browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Damp staining to bottom of outer page edges and a little way up some margin pages.

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IN THE HANDS OF THE MALAYS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2138160
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Red illustrated covers showing a sailor to front with large hat and guns in cream and brown. Title to front in gilt. Spine shows man tied to mast also in brown. Title to top in gilt. Grey endpapers. B/w frontis piece and 3 other b/w plates. 176 pages, 16 pages of adverts. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Stain to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing. All plates present.

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BIGGLES LOOKS BACK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2137306
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 Pages. Bumping to spine. Inscription in ink, with white tippex fluid marks to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; edge-creasing with a few chips and nicks; a few marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2137303
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Slightly better than 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. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing with a little wear.

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BIGGLES SEES TOO MUCH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1322763
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. The final complete Biggles novel to be issued. ISBN: 0340042362. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light marking to top edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a tiny bit grubby to rear panel/spine.

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BIGGLES IN THE UNDERWORLD
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1322759
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 184 pages. ISBN: 0340041587. Spine and corners bumped. Some light page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed with minimal wear to spine and corners and a little grubby to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1322744
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. 4 b/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. There is light damp(?) staining to the lower half of the spine and front cover - not particularly noticeable. Heavy foxing, mainly at first few and last few pages and also textblock. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins and some page corner tips creased. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with loss to spine ends and corners (tape repairs on verso). Rear panel of wrapper is grubby.

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BIGGLES AND THE NOBLE LORD
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1322742
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine, 152 pages. ISBN: 0340105003. Spine slightly bumped at head and tail. A few light marks to covers. A few light spots to textblock. Dustwrapper is complete with some slight edge wear and is a bit grubby to rear panel and spine.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLUE MOON
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1322740
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine, 181 pages plus 2 page book list. It isn't surprising that the known existence of a fabulous collection of pearls should set off a chain of bloodshed and crime. Spine bumped at spine ends. Some light marks to front cover. A few light spots to textblock. Dustwrapper is complete with wear at edges and a bit grubby to rear panel.

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