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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2131738
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Some uneven fading marks along cover and spine edges. Foxing to outer page edges.

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 2131737
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, dark title to spine. 255 pages. B/w illustrations. Small white damp marks to top corners of covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some grubby marks.

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BIGGLES FLIES TO WORK
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2131729
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some unusual cases of Biggles & his air Police. Blue/green boards, black title to spine. 184 pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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WHITE WINGS AND BLUE WATER
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 2131713
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story of adventure in the south seas. Colour frontis. Award plate to front endpaper. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some tears and chips; but minimal loss.

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THE SQUADRON WITHOUT A NUMBER
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2131709
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1937. Good condition.

Blue boards with black titles, four black and white plates. 223 pages. The Ace Series. Scuffing and marks to covers; with browning. Faded/browned spine. Bumping to corners. Small nick in cloth at edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning, although contents are still very good.

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THE BLACK SQUADRON
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2131707
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Good condition.

One of 'The Ace Series'. Blue cloth with black title and vignette to spine. 4 b/w plates. Covers are marked and foxed. Spine is browned and heavily foxed. Scuffing and wear to cover edges. Foxing to pages. A reading copy.

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POOR JACK
Written by Captain Frederick Marryat. Illustrated by Clarkson Stanfield.
Stock no. 1318474
Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1st 1840. Very good condition.

Three-quarter brown leather binding, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Marbled boards. 36 b/w plates plus text illustrations. x + 384 pages. Rebound with new endpapers. Contents are grubby, slightly foxed and browned.

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THANKS TO JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1318381
Published by Collins. 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. 256 pages Spine slightly bumped. Covers slightly faded at edges. Pages lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to spine and corners.

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SCOUTING FOR BOYS: A HANDBOOK FOR INSTRUCTION IN GOOD CITIZENSHIP THROUGH WOODCRAFT
Written by Robert Baden-Powell.
Stock no. 1818171
Published by C. Arthur Pearson Ltd.. 15 1930. Almost very good condition.

Fifteenth Edition. Yellow cloth, limp cardwraps. Black titles and vignette of scout standing on a rock holding a flag pole with Union Jack flag. Price on front cover is 2/6 net. B/w illustrations. 338 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Cloth covers rubbed and worn. Name in ink to half-title page. Text block browned. Corners of contents creased. Creasing to vertical margins from fingering.

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THE FIRST CRUISE OF THREE MIDDIES
Written by Fox Russell. Illustrated by H.J. Rhodes.
Stock no. 1318312
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. Poor condition.

Peach pictorial binding, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 258 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Compass(?) hole to rear cover, and some scratching of cloth to front cover. Rear joint is broken at top half. Vertical crease to front free-endpaper and prelims. Foxing throughout. Large tears to preliminary pages.

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WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318094
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st thus 1929. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth covers with black title to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to half-title page (possibly front free-endpaper is missing but may not have had one?). A few foxspots to contents. Some light spotting to rear cover.

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BILLY BUNTER'S FIRST CASE
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1318087
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages. Lower corners slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing/fading to top and tail of spine. Removal of a small label to front pastedown. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock. Yellow pictorial wrapper is edge chipped and slightly torn, grubby rear panel and wear to edges.

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