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BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1319741
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards, green titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 190 pages. Spine bumped. Covers grubby. Biro mark to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears which have been repaired with clear tape on verso.

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BIGGLES GOES HOME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1319738
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Good condition.

Red boards, black title to spine. Black vignette on front cover - Biggles in a parachute. Colour frontis, b/w chapter headers. 160 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Large but light stain to rear cover. Front free-endpaper missing, pastedown browned. Textblock is dusty and some grubby fingermarks to pages. Evidence of erased pencil writing to front free-endpaper. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.

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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134122
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1960. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges with some splash marks. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; damp marks; some loss; ink marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES' COMBINED OPERATION
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134118
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards. 6 colour plates. In this adventure, with some interpol colleagues Biggles, of the special air police, cleans up a dope racket threatening the United States. 158 pages. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Corners are bumped. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges; a few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; some repaired with sticky tape to verso; fading to spine.

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BIGGLES ON MYSTERY ISLAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134114
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards. Black titles and vignette of island. 6 colour plates. 192 pages. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Damp marks to edges of a few internal pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a bit of loss; wrinkled, with damp to verso.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134086
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some damp marking to verso, some of which shows through.

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BIGGLES CUTS IT FINE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 2134081
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black titles. 6 colour plates. 159 pages. 7.5 x 5". Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears. 1" small piece torn from top edge of front panel. Grubby marks to rear panel.

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SIR RICHARD BURTON: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Michael Hastings.
Stock no. 2133996
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0340218525. Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; edge-creased with large tear to top of front panel.

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ALL ABOUT MOTORING
Written by Richard Twelvetrees; J.C.W. Reith.
Stock no. 2133943
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles. Foreword by Reith. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning/darkening to spine and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Previous owner's name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1319525
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine and elaborate peacock and elephant design to front cover. 20 superb colour plates, tipped onto cream card with decorative border and each with a tissue-guard. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Foxing to textblock. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. The covers of this copy are beautifully bright and clean as the book has been protected by the scarce original dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is slightly foxed and browned to spine with slight wear.

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CORNWALL AN ILLUSTRATED ESSAY ON THE HISTORY OF THE LANDSCAPE
Written by W.G.V. Balchin.
Stock no. 2133685
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Making of the English Landscape Series. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Fading to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; small piece of loss to top of front panel.

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THE COURTS OF THE MORNING
Written by John Buchan.
Stock no. 1820098
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventure novel featuring Sandy Arbuthnot. Blue cloth boards, black titles. Map to free front endpaper. Spine lightly faded and stained. Browning to endpapers and text block. Inscription in ink to half-title page. A few fingermarks to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with a few small chips, repaired to verso with clear tape.

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