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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324031
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red titles and panther vignette. 8 full-page illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped, slight browning to spine. Book leans to one side a little. Date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and creased with fading to spine, rear panel of wrapper is a bit grubby.

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BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324029
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped, a few light marks to covers and slight darkening to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with brown paper tape repairs/reinforcements to edges on verso.

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BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324028
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis and 8 b/w illustrations, 2 double page spreads. 208 pages. Third impression. Lower corner of rear cover is bumped. Small spot to centre of rear cover and some light dustiness to covers. Prize plate to front pastedown, name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn, slightly faded to spine and a little grubby to rear panel.

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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1324026
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded, some slight marking to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. A couple of transfer stickers stuck to front free-endpaper. Endpapers and textblock foxed. Dustwrapper has loss at base of spine (onto rear panel) and slight edge chipping.

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BIGGLES GOES TO WAR
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Martin Tyas.
Stock no. 1324023
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, dark title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light white spots to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Flying Jacket wrapper is edge chipped with some tape repairs, small patch of surface paper damage to top corner of front panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE BALTIC
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1324022
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to top and tail of spine. Endpapers browned, a few foxspots to textblock. Flying Jacket dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss with a tear and creasing to rear panel (tear repaired on verso).

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TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS (FACSIMILE CLASSICS SERIES)
Written by Thomas Hughes. Illustrated by Arthur Hughes; Sydney Prior Hall.
Stock no. 1824421
Published by Godfrey Cave Associates. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile reprint of the 1889 edition. The story of an ordinarly schoolboy at Rugy under the headmastership of Dr Arnold, faithfully depicting the schoolboy cruelties and loyalties of the day. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. ISBN: 0906223105. Lower edges of boards lightly rubbed. Front pastedown has an air bubble between the board and the pastedown. Text block a little grubby else contents clean. Brown dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE JENNINGS COMPANION
Written by David Bathurst.
Stock no. 1324004
Published by Summersdale. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cardwraps. Fossilised fish hooks! Crystallised cheesecakes! This book is the definitive companion volume to the 25 Jennings titles that appeared between 1950 and 1995. ISBN: 1873475497. SIGNED by the author to title page with dedication to previous owners. Minimal rubbing to corners. Spine slightly faded. Light crease to lower corner of rear cover. Neat barcode label to rear cover.

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BUNTER OUT OF BOUNDS
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1323967
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

Green boards, yellow titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 215 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light vertical score mark to rear cover. A couple of small ink scribbles to spine and front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to prelims and textblock.

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BILLY BUNTER'S BARRING-OUT
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1323966
Published by Charles Skilton. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Covers edge worn with some bumping to spine and corners. Remains of the dustwrapper have been stuck to the front pastedown and free-endpaper. Contents are clean.

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BUNTER THE CARAVANNER
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1323963
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition.

Green boards, brown titles to spine and front board. Colour frontis. 213 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Both free-endpapers have been neatly removed. Contents are clean.

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LORD BILLY BUNTER
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1323962
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark red titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine bumped with some brown spots. Heavy foxing otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and grubby with some loss to top and tail of spine and a small piece of loss to top edge of rear cover.

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