Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

9,615 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

WILLIAM THE PIRATE
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326704
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1938. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Tenth impression of November 1938. Spine and corners bumped. Browning to top and tail of spine (matching loss on dustwrapper). Foxing and fingering throughout. Small, light damp stain to lower edges of front endpapers. Very grubby dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with loss.

Price: £54.00 £45.90.

Buy now for £45.90 Add to Wish List

WILLIAM THE DETECTIVE
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326703
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title block to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Sixteenth impression. Spine bumped. Foxing to some pages and textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, creased and torn with white sticky paper reinforcements on folds on verso and loss to top of spine. White rear panel and spine are both grubby.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

Buy now for £10.20 Add to Wish List

STILL WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326702
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black title label to spine and vignette to William to front. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Twenty-fifth impression. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss to spine and front flap almost detached.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

Buy now for £11.90 Add to Wish List

WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326701
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1931. Good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 249 pages, with 3 adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Reprint of February 1931. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Covers grubby. Foxing to contents. Endpapers a bit grubby.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

Buy now for £8.50 Add to Wish List

JUST WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1326700
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title labels to spine and vignette of William to front. 251 pages. Fortieth impression. Pale page browning to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge rubbed and rear panel and spine (white) are a bit grubby.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

Buy now for £13.60 Add to Wish List

THE BEST OF BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326689
Published by Chancellor Press. 1st thus 1985. Almost very good condition.

Five Thrilling Adventures! Glazed pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Stories are: Biggles in Africa; Biggles Flies North; Biggles in the South Seas; Biggles and the Black Mask; Biggles and the Dark Intruder. ISBN: 0907486592. Spine and corners bumped. Tiny nick to front edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Old price in pencil erased to front free-endpaper but still visible. Small stain to lower corner tips of last 50 pages (only textblock affected).

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

Buy now for £8.50 Add to Wish List

THE FIRST BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326688
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1953. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Contains 4 full-length stories: Biggles Sweeps The Desert, Biggles In The Orient, Biggles Delivers The Goods and Biggles Fails To Return. Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. 640 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is well worn, creased and torn. Substantial surface paper loss to spine.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

Buy now for £15.30 Add to Wish List

BIGGLES SECRET AGENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1326687
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1950. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine sunned. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Flying Jacket wrapper is worn, chipped and torn with loss. Front flap almost detached.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

Buy now for £8.50 Add to Wish List

BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326686
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1942. Good condition.

The Biggles Squadron versus the Nazi ace, Von Zoyton, in the battle of the Libyan air route. Blue cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers marked. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Textblock is grubby.

Price: £11.00 £9.35.

Buy now for £9.35 Add to Wish List

BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326685
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and has a small piece missing to top of spine.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

Buy now for £21.25 Add to Wish List

BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1326684
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, title to spine. Spine slightly bumped. Spine faded and covers slightly cocked and marked. Creasing to one page (where it was folded). Some damage to front pastedown. Contents generally clean.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

Buy now for £15.30 Add to Wish List

BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326683
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to spine. Foxing to textblock.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

Buy now for £8.50 Add to Wish List