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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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CHAMPION OF THE MAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by H. Gooderham.
Stock no. 1405517
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with dark title to spine, art deco decorations to front cover and spine. Endpapers are ocean maps. * to lower corner of half-title. Colour frontis. 6 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and board edges browned. Some foxing and a few marks to covers. Rear joint is cracked showing webbing beneath. Writing to verso of front endpaper and half title page. Foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges. Some fingering. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.

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THE PASSING SHOW
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405426
Published by My Garden. 1st 1937. Slightly better than good condition.

A Garden Diary by an Amateur Gardener. Red cloth, silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Orange sun to endpapers. 112 pages. A scarce Johns title. SIGNED by author with a short inscription to front endpaper. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine lightly browned. Couple of marks to covers. Small address label to front pastedown. Pencil numbers and blue crayon mark to front endpapers. Several hinges cracked. Some foxing. Colour from boards. Some pale pink marks mostly to top of front endpaper and first few days where colour may have transferred from cover.

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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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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405228
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine slightly faded. A few light marks to covers. Address label to top of front pastedown. '1D' written in felt tip to top of front endpaper. Small nick to the edge of one page. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and small areas of loss. Front flap is missing. Damp mark to top of rear cover and flap. Cover is grubby.

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505630
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Tiny bump to base of spine. Fading to top edges of covers/spine and bottom edge of spine. A few light marks to covers (splash marks?). Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers. Just a few fox spots and an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper has been laminated on both sides and underneath the edges, spine and half the panels have been covered in tape, now yellowed. Some small patches of surface paper damage to panels and spine.

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NO MOTIVE FOR MURDER
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505624
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark pink boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 190 pages. A murder novel. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of tiny black spots to covers. Yellowed tape marks to both sets of endpapers. A few words/numbers erased from front pastedown. Faint lines of browning to half-title and title page from tape which left marks on front endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and chipped, small tear at top of spine had been repaired with tape on verso, tape no longer present. Spine possibly slightly faded.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405127
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine a little bumped. Faint marks to front board. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a little loss to top and bottom of spine and a couple of tears. Spine is faded. Rear panel is grubby. Small tape marks to verso. Small damp mark to top of front edge - more visible on verso. Some browning and foxing to verso.

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WORRALS FLIES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1607952
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1948. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers a little grubby. Foxing to endpapers. Contents generally clean.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1607946
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Covers are scuffed with a little surface wear and fading to spine. Marks to a couple of pages but contents generally clean.

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SHORT SORTIES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405068
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. A variety of stories by Johns. 202 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is faded. Large damp stain to front board. Browning to front endpapers. Foxing throughout especially to prelims, rear endpapers and page edges. A few marks. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.

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