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THE FLYING BEETLE
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2132014
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 B/w plates, including frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/mottling to covers. Some foxing throughout; heaviest to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some large tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel, top and tail of spine; other smaller loss along edges.

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PIRATES OF THE AIR
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1818827
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Good condition.

Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.

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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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THE AIR TRAIL
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2131706
Published by Popular Library. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Grey cloth, black title to spine. 216 pages. 4 b/w plates. Bumping to spine and corners. Covers are grubby/marked. Front endpaper has been REMOVED. Foxing. A reading copy.

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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.

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OUT OF THE BLUE
Written by W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by W.E. Johns; Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2129930
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. 1st 1938. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows aircraft. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 5 stories and 1 colour plates by Johns. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spine has a few inch split to one side, with some fraying to cloth; also spotted. Wear and scuffing to covers. Front joint is cracked. Erased doodle to front endpaper, which also has margin tear. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and margins. Plates are present. A reading copy.

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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.

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AIR STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2124072
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

By "Flight-Lieutenant". Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front cover showing bi-plane and ship. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. 248 pages. Wear to cover edges. Some scuffs to covers. Foxing and page browning. One B/w plate is MISSING.

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AIR ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1609225
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with black titles. Pictorial front cover with red title. 4 colour and 4 b/w plates. Contains 5 W.E. Johns stories. Boards worn at corners and edges. Spine marked. Inscription to front endpaper. Joints cracked and broken. Hinges pulled. Pages browned. Wormholes to some corners. Page 11 detached and edge chipped. Book has tobacco smell. A reading copy.

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WINGS OVER THE AMAZON
Written by David T. Lindsay. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2123196
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Ace Series. Blue boards, black title to spine. 222 pages. 4 b/w plates. The Ace Series title list to two pages at rear. Spine is faded and marked. Uneven fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing and browning to pages. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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WINGS OF REVOLUTION
Written by J. Railton Holden. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2123188
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A book of flying adventure. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. 319 pages plus 38 page list of publications autumn 1935. The Ace Series. Spine is very faded. Spotting and a bit uneven fading to rest of covers. Foxing and page browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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