Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

7 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.

BIGGLES OF THE CAMEL SQUADRON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2138308
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. Originally these stories were serialised in Modern Boy between 15th of July and 7th October 1933. The first 13 stories in this edition follows that of the John Hamilton editions, with some spelling corrections. As a bonus story, the R.F.C. adventure 'The Ace of Spades' is also included in this collection. The Colour frontis and 4 half-tone illustrations from the John Hamilton editions have also been included. B/w illustrations originally printed in Modern Boy have also been included where possible. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited to 50 copies and includes a hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. SIGNED by Illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper is protected by loose tissue-guard; illustration is lovely and bright! Colour frontis is browned. Wrapper also has some light browning. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

Buy now for £200.00 Add to Wish List

THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; Howard Leigh; Radcliffe Wilson.
Stock no. 2138303
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited to 300 Copies, this edition is Limited even further and contains a hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper, by Skilleter. Front cover art is also by Skilleter. Frontis by Howard Leigh and internal line drawings by Radcliffe Wilson. SIGNED by illustrator Skilleter and Publisher Norman Wright to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper is covered with loose tissue guard (creased and browned). Joints show glue shadows (production error). Couple of tiny marks to covers.

Buy now for £250.00 Add to Wish List

BIGGLES' BIG ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall; Howard Leigh; Will Narraway; Terence Cuneo.
Stock no. 1823691
Published by Prion Ltd.. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Four classic stories starring the British Empire's most fearless pilot adventurer: Biggles in the Baltic, Biggles Sees It Through, Biggles Flies North and Biggles in the Jungle. 781 pages. B/w illustrations. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781853756160. Text block slightly grubby. a nice copy.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 2131067
Published by John Hamilton. Almost very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Bumping and chipping to corners and top and tail of spine. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

Buy now for £70.00 Add to Wish List

THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.

Buy now for £45.00 Add to Wish List

THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 1308325
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and foxed. Some light staining to covers. Front joint cracked. Contents browned but clean.

Buy now for £42.00 Add to Wish List

FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 561097
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. Slightly better than very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. A lovely bright copy. Very pale foxing to verso of plates and very light browning to page margins.

Buy now for £200.00 Add to Wish List