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WILLIAM AND THE TRAMP
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1320870
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gold titles to front cover and spine. Gold saluting William on spine. B/w illustrations. 248 pages. Spine bumped. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Some ink writing to front pastedown. Some foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed with small tears which have been tape repaired on verso. Some of the red, yellow and green colour has been touched up on the dustwrapper edges. Rear panel is slightly grubby.

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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1320867
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 249 pages, with 3 adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Beautifully rebound with red leather spine (raised bands and gilt titles) and corners, red cloth covers, top edge gilt. Original front cover and spine are bound in at back of book. Light foxing, mainly to prelims.

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JUST WILLIAM'S LUCK
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1320819
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles on spine and front cover. This is the only full-length William book (the others being made up of short stories) and was based on Val Guest's screenplay for the 1947 film of the same name. 264 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss, faded to spine, slightly grubby on rear panel and has some light foxing on verso.

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SWEET WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1320818
Published by George Newnes Limited. 6th 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth black title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some white paper reinforcements on verso, some of which have been coloured on the front to colour match tiny missing pieces.

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BIGGLES HUNTS BIG GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320707
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd 1950. Very good condition.

Red boards, 11 two-tone illustrations. 211 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing throughout.

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BIGGLES' CHINESE PUZZLE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1320706
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

Green patterned boards, red title to spine with scottie dog decoration. Colour frontis and 5 other colour plates. Spine bumped and faded. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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BIGGLES FLIES TO WORK
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320705
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1963. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Some unusual cases of Biggles & his air Police. Green boards, black title to spine. 184 pages. Spine bumped with 1" faded at base. Contents browned. Loss and tears to margin of last text page (text unaffected). Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss to base of spine and slightly grubby to rear panel. Rear panel lists 8 Biggles titles, the last being this one.

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BIGGLES FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320704
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, black title to spine. 183 pages. Spine bumped. Pages browned. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Rear panel lists 10 Biggles titles, the last being The Boy Biggles.

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BIGGLES PIONEER AIR FIGHTER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320703
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black titles to spine. 184 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Pages browned. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Rear of wrapper lists 10 Biggles titles, the last being The Boy Biggles.

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BIGGLES HITS THE TRAIL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1320702
Published by Brockhampton Books. Circa 1964. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Biggles goes to the frontier of Tibet to help his professor uncle discover the secret of the Mountain of Light - a mountain which has curious properties... Blue mottled boards with black title to spine. Hampton Library Series. 182 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Browning to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, large tear to front panel has been tape repaired on verso.

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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320698
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Pink and green felt-tip pen scribbles to two pages (191 and opposite) and to rear endpapers. Foxing to textblock.

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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320697
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black lettering to front cover and spine. Black vignette of legionnaire and fort on front cover. 6 colour plates. 190 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Heavy foxing to endpapers and textblock. Some page corner tips creased.

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