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Stories of Biggles of the R.A.F., Worrals of the W.A.A.F. and King of the Commandos. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone double-spread illustrations. Damp marking to spine and edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and damp marked with some tears and chipping; a little loss.
A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. Grey cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are very unevenly browned. Foxing is heaviest to outer page edges and a few pages of prelims. Some scattered foxing on other pages.
A story of Combined Operations. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontispiece, 10 other b/w illustrations. 7.5 x 5". 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint is cracked (between front free-endpaper and half-title). A few small foxspots else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby (especially to spine) and is edge-worn with small closed tears.
Title in English is Gimlet Comes Home. Beige boards with blue titles to spine and front board plus vignette of a stag. 188 pages. Text in French A little bumping to spine and corners and a few small marks to covers. Large corner of page 33/34 has been torn off and repaired with clear tape, which is now browned. Text affected is still readble. Pages are browned but clean. Small marks to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and chipped with a faded spine, rear panel is a little grubby.
Text in French, translated by Marguerite Chevalley. English title King of the Commandos. Grey boards with brown titles and animal head vignette. 204 pages. Top of spine bumped. A few fox spots to edges and a couple of black marks to front cover. Pages are browned and foxed at edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a small tear to rear panel. Wear to edges of spine and rear panel a bit grubby.
Biography and worldwide bibliography of W.E. Johns of Biggles fame. Text in Dutch. Large format. Spiral bound pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and photographs. ISBN: 9080142719. Some browning to covers. Crease to lower corner of front cover. Contents slightly fingered but generally clean.