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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131858
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biggles is on the trail of an extraordinary series of murders. History and excitement combine to make this a thrilling detective story. Red boards, black lettering. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges, a few page margins and prelims. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper has a few nicks and small chips, but minimal loss to edges.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131797
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. 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 are bumped. Marks to covers. Tape marks to prelim pages (tape was used to 'repair' a closed tear). Foxing. Some page edge creasing. A reading copy.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1317871
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Small mark to front free-endpaper (possibly caused by removal of small label), mark transfers through on preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/worn.

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WORRALS FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2128583
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Joan Worralson, W.A.A.F., on a special mission - a dangerous, thrilling sortie into France... Blue cloth, black titles and vignette. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Light bumping to spine and corners. A few small spots of colour loss to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; but minimal loss.

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KING OF THE COMMANDOS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1317436
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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.

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WORRALS GOES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1505588
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and lower corners. A few small white marks to covers (damp?) mostly in spine area. Spine slightly faded. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to text block. Frontis has pink vertical line, (printing error?). Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some small pieces of loss from spine, ends of folds and top corner of front panel. Clear tape stuck to top of spine and in various places on verso to strengthen/repair. Spine browned, rear panel slightly grubby.

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