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MY GARDEN APRIL 1937 (VOL. 10 No. 40)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609234
Published by My Garden. 1937. Very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased.
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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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WORRALS OF THE W.A.A.F.
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814000
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st thus 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis plus 4 three-tone plates. 220 pages. New illustrated edition. Text block browned with a few scattered foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper is in two halves, detached at rear spine edge, loss at edges.
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SKY HIGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123176
Published by Newnes. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. 251 pages. The First in the Steeley Series, a young adventurer of the skies. Assumed 1st edition 1936 - UNDATED! Spine and cover edges are browned. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour. Contents are still very good.
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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123167
Published by John Hamilton. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, paper label with black title to spine. 254 pages. Damp stains to lower cover edges (including spine) and pastedowns. A few scuff marks to covers. Page edge browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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BIGGLES LES PIRATES DU POLE SUD
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Francis Bergese.
Stock no. 2123163
Published by Claude Lefrancq Editeur. Circa 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Text in French. Colour comic book style. ISBN: 2871530580. Some page edge browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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GIMLET GOES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2123086
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition.

Blue/green boards, black titles and archer vignette to front. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Spine is very browned; as are a few cover edges. Uneven browning to rest of covers. Foxing. Frontis is partially detached, with a bit of edge-creasing. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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WHERE THE GOLDEN EAGLE SOARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Colin Gibson.
Stock no. 1813782
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story of lovers of nature about wildlife in the Highlands of Scotland. Beige boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Text block browned and foxed. Some minor spotting and grubby marks to contents. Light damp stains to edges of endpapers. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is damp stained, browned to spine and rear panel, edge-worn, grubby to rear panel, some clear tape to edges on verso.
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THE CHILDREN'S JOLLY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton; W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan; Norman Meredith; Alma Healey; et al..
Stock no. 1406446
Published by Odhams Press. circa 1954. Slightly better than good condition.

Blyton stories are The Animals' Band and The Enchanted Village, the Johns story is All In The Day's Work. Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. B/w, colour and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Rubbing to board edges. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink to bottom of title page. Rear joint and several hinges cracked. One page partially detached. Ticks to last puzzle. Foxing to page edges.
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BIGGLES IN FRANCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 2122166
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Limited to 300 Copies. The first and only hardback edition. 12 stories, plus b/w illustrations. This is Copy No. 271. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE MAN WHO LOST HIS WAY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405425
Published by MacDonald & Co.. 1st 1959. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The man who lost his way was Noel Marsden, an ex-Commando officer and the place he lost it was almost at the gates of a decaying country house in Inverness. Black cloth with yellow title to spine. 192 pages. Ex-library with W.H. Smith Library label plus remains of another label and ink date stamps to front pastedown. Library address stamps to rear endpapers and last page of text. Spine and corners bumped. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked. Small inner margin tears to several pages. Page 95/96 partially detached. Some page numbers ringed in blue ink and Browning to rear endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby marks but many pages are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Foxing to front flap. Slim piece of tape to very edge of flap. Rear panel is a little creased.
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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.
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