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GIMLET BORES IN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326621
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1950. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. 4 b/w plates plus text illustrations. Spine bumped. Damp(?) spots to covers. Section of front free-endpaper removed from top 2". Light stain affects edge of last page and rear free-endpaper. Contents genearlly clean. Dustwrapper is well worn and creased, slight loss to edges. Rear panel of wrapper is very grubby. Tape repair to base of spine.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326620
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. A couple of very light faded spots to lower edges of covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn at corners with tears to top and tail of spine, piece missing to lower corner of front panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE GOBI
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326619
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1953. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red boards. Black ram's horns vignette to front. 6 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Dents to lower edge of rear cover. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Stains to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, creased and torn with loss, several large tape repairs on front panel. A good copy in a fair wrapper.

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BIGGLES INVESTIGATES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326618
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, red/orange title to spine. Colour frontis. Biggles faces eight diverse cases. EX-LIB with usual stamps and labels. Old tape marks to pastedowns and to front and rear joints. Front joint broken, held in place with masking tape. First few pages are 'out of place' (2mm lower than the rest of the pages). Foxing to textblock. Some light fingermarks to prelims, contents otherwise clean. Spine and corners bumped. Some old tape marks to covers. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and lightly creased.

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BIGGLES IN AUSTRALIA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 1326617
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

Red boards with aborigine vignette on front cover. 6 colour plates. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, textblock and page margins.

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BIGGLES PRESSES ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1326615
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, white title and scottie dogs to spine. Plain boards. Colour plates. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly creased at top of spine.

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WILLIAM THE BOLD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326610
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1952. Good condition.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette of William's head to front board. B/w illustrations. 248 pages. Second impression. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Some staining to front cover, textblock and rear endapers. Contents are browned else clean.

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A BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326605
Published by Cresset Editions. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Three books in one: Biggles Learns to Fly, Biggles Flies East and Biggles in the Orient. ISBN: 0091818893. Spine and corners have minimal rubbing. Pale page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326596
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. 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 bumped. Covers grubby. Endpapers browned. Small mark to edge of textblock and textblock slightly grubby.

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BIGGLES AIR DETECTIVE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326595
Published by Latimer House Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 142 pages. Fourth impression. Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly grubby. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears and is grubby.

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BIGGLES AIR DETECTIVE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326593
Published by Dean & Son. Circa 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased which a couple of small marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN AUSTRALIA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 1326591
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

Red boards with aborigine vignette on front cover. 6 colour plates. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Name in red biro to front free-endpaper. Some slight foxing to contents and textblock. Contained in a poor quality photocopy wrapper (flaps of wrapper not complete).

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