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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1406214
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to bottom of spine and rear panel and board edged. Name stamped at top corner of front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some areas of loss. Name stamped to top of front flap. Wrapper is grubby.

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THE AMIR'S RUBY
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 1812679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown pictorial front cover and spine. Black titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Front endpaper MISSING. Boards clean. Minor foxing/browning to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with small amounts of loss at corners and top & tail of spine, grubby.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405228
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few light marks to covers. Address label to top of front pastedown. '1D' written in felt tip to top of front endpaper. Small nick to the edge of one page. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and small areas of loss. Front flap is missing. Damp mark to top of rear cover and flap. Cover is grubby.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1405183
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark red pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384 pages plus Blackie's Book List. A tale of the Huguenot wars. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some light marks to covers. Front joint badly cracked and rear joint beginning to crack. Bumping to bottom of rear board. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Name to top of front endpaper on both front and verso. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405127
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine a little bumped. Faint marks to front board. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a little loss to top and bottom of spine and a couple of tears. Spine is faded. Rear panel is grubby. Small tape marks to verso. Small damp mark to top of front edge - more visible on verso. Some browning and foxing to verso.

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IN THE GREAT WHITE LAND
Written by Gordon Stables. Illustrated by Ambrose De Walton.
Stock no. 1208270
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Antarctic Ocean. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour frontis and 3 b/w plates. 288 pages. All plates present. Spine bumped. Corners slightly rubbed. A few marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned, front endpaper slightly grubby. Foxing to half-title page. Contents clean.

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LOST IN THE FOREST
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Matt B. Hewerdine.
Stock no. 1208220
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Or Wandering Will's Adventures in South America. Blue and yellow pictorial cloth, gilt title block to spine. B/w frontis plus two other plates. 124 plus 16 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small damp mark to top of spine. Front endpaper missing. Pages browned.

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ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405104
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with yellow titles to spine. Colour frontis. 168 pages. Spine a little bumped and faded. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little chipped. Spine is a little browned. Rear panel is scuffed.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1505612
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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. Bump to base of spine. A couple of hinges cracked. Small brown marks to front endpaper. Some light foxing otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips. Six small squares of clear tape to verso.

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BY ENGLAND'S AID
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 2120762
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with cream/yellow titles. The Freeing of the Netherlands 1585-1604. 5 illustrations by Pearse and 4 maps. Some light wear to covers. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and a few page margins. All plates and illustrations are present.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1607946
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. Covers are scuffed with a little surface wear and fading to spine. Marks to a couple of pages but contents generally clean.

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