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Grey boards, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby, spine browned. Front free-endpaper has been cut out. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock.
A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Pale page browning and foxing else contents clean.
THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1326224
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth, black title to spine. 256 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint is broken at top 2". A few foxspots to textblock else contents bright and clean. Flying Jacket wrapper is price-cut and edge torn with slight loss to base of spine.
BIGGLES GOES TO WAR
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Martin Tyas.
Stock no. 1326223
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Green boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Small dent to edge of front cover. Endpapers partly browned. Textblock is a bit grubby, contents otherwise clean. Flying Jacket wrapper is slightly edge chipped and grubby.
Omnibus edition containing: Biggles Defies the Swastika, B Delivers the Goods, B Defends the Desert and B Fails to Return. Black boards, silver title to spine. 642 pages. ISBN: 9780857532077. Spine bumped, crease to centre of spine. Contents fine.
Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 Pages. A story of Biggles and the Air Police. A few tiny dents at cover edges and a few light marks to covers. A tiny tear to edge of front fly-leaf. Minor foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut to top of front flap, is edge rubbed with a couple of small tears and rear panel is slightly grubby. There is a small patch of surface paper damage to front panel of wrapper.
Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Spine slightly bumped. Some light foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn at corners, rear panel is slightly grubby.
Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Minimal bumping to spine. Covers are very slightly warped. Name, date and small ink stamp (of skull and cross bones) to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to contents. Light damp stain to margin of frontis plate.
Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine bumped causing some damage to rear endpapers. Heavy foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn, torn and creased.
Red boards, black title to spine. Front endpapers are maps of the island of Tola. No other illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, tiny nick to centre of spine.
Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some light marks to endpapers else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and grubby, small tape repairs on verso. Some ink writing to front flap of wrapper.
Biggles is on the trail of an extraordinary series of murders. History and excitement combine to make this a thrilling detective story. Red boards, black lettering. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Badly ex-lib. Dustwrapper has been stuck to covers of book with adhesive film. New endpapers. Usual library stamps and labels. Textblock is slightly grubby. Spine and corners bumped.