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BIGGLES & CO.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131857
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1936. Good condition.

Stone cloth with black titles and vignette to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine is browned. Front cover is bowed. Damp staining to covers (white marks). Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131852
Published by Oxford University Press. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Thin' edition. 2nd issue. Spine and cover edges, especially one to front cover are faded. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2131851
Published by Oxford University Press. 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Some foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few margins. Very scarce wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but with minimal loss; surface paper lifting to part of title on front panel; grubby marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Norman Howard.
Stock no. 2131850
Published by Oxford University Press. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, with aeroplane vignette to front and dark brown titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Light fading to cover edges. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with 1" loss to top of spine; a few other chips and nicks and a few grubby marks.

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LONE STAR JUSTICE: THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE TEXAS RANGERS
Written by Robert M. Utley.
Stock no. 1818663
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Texas Rangers, celebrated in fact and fiction for their daring exploits in bringing justice to the Old West. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0195127420.

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THE MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG
Written by Jim Corbett. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard.
Stock no. 1818661
Published by Oxford University Press. 1964. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Maps on endpapers. B/w textual line drawings. An intensely exciting account of Colonel Corbett's mission to destroy the man-eating leopard which roamed over an area of 500 square miles, bringing terror to local inhabitants.The events occured between 1918 and 1926. First published in India in 1947. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lighty rubbed at corners.

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INDIA AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Written by Douglas M. Peers; Nandini Gooptu.
Stock no. 1818630
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Oxford History of the British Empire, Companion Series. Edited by Peers & Gooptu. The essays in this collection address a number of important developments, delineating not only the complicated interplay between imperial rulers and their subjects in India, but also illuminating the economic, political, environmental, social, cultural, ideological, and intellectual contexts which informed, and were in turn informed by, these interactions. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780199259885. Second impression.

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THE RESCUE FLIGHT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131799
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1951. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Biggles Story. Green cloth, red title to spine. 256 pages. 6 b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, but with minimal loss.

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BIGGLES CHARTER PILOT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Mendoza.
Stock no. 2131795
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1943. Very good condition.

Red cloth, dodo & crocodile vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 157 pages. Spotting to spine (mostly to top). Front cover is a little bowed. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Jack Nicolle; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2131740
Published by Oxford University Press. 1943. Good condition.

Light brown covers, front cover shows shield and javelin design - but thinner spine (approx. 1"). Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks and scuffing to covers. Edge creasing to some prelim pages. Ink marks to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Jack Nicolle.
Stock no. 2131737
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, dark title to spine. 255 pages. B/w illustrations. Small white damp marks to top corners of covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some grubby marks.

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BIGGLES IN SPAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; J. Abbey.
Stock no. 2131730
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1942. Very good condition.

Green cloth with black title to spine and front cover and vignette of planes flying over madrid to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Small nick to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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