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GIMLET BORES IN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1321594
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey/stone scottie dog covers, with red title and scottie dogs to spine. 4 b/w plates and b/w illustrations. A King of the Commandos Adventure. Spine bumped. Covers grubby.. Old tape marks to pastedowns. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Dustwrapper is creased and worn with heavy foxing on verso and tape marks to flaps, some loss to rear flap. Rear panel of wrapper is just a little grubby.

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BIGGLES' CHINESE PUZZLE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1320706
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

Green patterned boards, red title to spine with scottie dog decoration. Colour frontis and 5 other colour plates. Spine bumped and faded. Foxing to endpapers and textblock.

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BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1320694
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition.

A feast of danger and adventure with Biggles & Co. Blue boards decorated with embossed scottie dogs, with red scottie dogs to spine. 6 colour plates. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Foxing, mainly to first few and last few pages and also textblock.

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1319743
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hampton Library edition. Orange boards, black title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Spine slightly bumped. Erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut, slightly edge rubbed and scuffed.

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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1319726
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1961. Fair condition in a good dustwrapper.

Biggles and Co. are on the trail of a yacht that sailed away and never came back. Yellow boards, red title to spine. Colour frontis. Ex-lib with usual stamps and remains of labels. Old tape marks to covers and endpapers. Spine bumped, contents grubby. Dustwrapper is worn, has old tape mark to rear panel and surface paper loss to front panel. Verso of wrapper is browned/damp stained.

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BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1319725
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green covers, black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Spine bumped. Textblock is grubby, foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn, slight loss to spine and corners with a brown paper repair to top of spine on verso. Wrapper is lightly damp stained on verso, rear panel is scuffed.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2131798
Published by Brockhampton Press. 2nd 1950. Almost very good condition.

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.

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TWO OF A KIND
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1706095
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange cloth. B/w frontis plus 3 other plates. 253 pages. Price-cut wrapper is grubby with small patch of surface damage to front panel.

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