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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1506356
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Slight wear to bottom edge of front cover. 5" old tape mark to front pastedown. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape mark to edge of front flap. Stain to verso of top corner of rear panel, barely visible on front. Small scratch to face on spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES FLIES WEST
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1506355
Published by Brockhampton Press. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue mottled covers. Red titles to spine. The Hampton Library. 185 pages. Spine ever so slightly browned. Foxing, mainly to endpapers, prelims and text block. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, including front edge of spine, with some light foxing.
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BIGGLES IN AUSTRALIA
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1506349
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with aborigine vignette on front cover. 6 colour plates. Spine lightly bumped. A couple of small marks to covers and a little darkening to some edges. Some foxing, mainly to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, spine a little faded and stained, rear panel is slightly grubby with ticks to titles and small round sticker.
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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1506348
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. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Couple of small stains to top edge of text block. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with chipping to ends of spine and folds. Rear panel grubby, grubby fingermarks to rear flap. Light foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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NO REST FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1506347
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. Colour plates. Light stain to top edge of rear cover, white paint spot to top of spine and to inside of top of spine, spot to top of text block. Grubby mark to rear endpaper and faint brown stain in bottom third of first two pages of text. Light browning to endapers. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine, most from bottom edge. Chips from ends of folds. Tear and creasing to bottom of front panel. Rear panel grubby. Clear tape stuck to verso to repair tears.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405851
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. Spine a little bumped. A few light margin marks otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed. Spine is a little faded. Rear panel slightly grubby.
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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405850
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red titles and panther vignette. 8 full-page illustrations. 190 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine lightly browned. Some marks to covers. Foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with a small tear to rear panel. Light fading to spine. Rear panel is grubby.
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ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405754
Published by Brockhampton Press. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with yellow titles to spine. Colour frontis. 168 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine faded. Front endpaper and title page cut out leaving ragged remains. Cut to bottom of contents page. Couple of small marks to top of text block otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little creased. Spine is foxed - more visible to verso. 'Henry' written in child's writing to front flap.
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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405753
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine a little bumped. Booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and page edges, otherwise contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little creased. Rear panel a little scuffed. A few foxspots visible on verso.
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BIGGLES AT WORLD'S END
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405752
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. 182 pages plus 2 page book list. A little bumping to spine and corners. Prize presentation plate to front endpaper. Endpapers are grubby. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is a little browned and marked.
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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405751
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Spine bumped. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Some foxing to page edges. Tear to top of page 181/182. Dustwrapper is edgeworn. Rear panel is slightly marked and grubby. Couple of small marks to top of front panel. Spine is slightly rubbed.
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BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405748
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue mottled boards with red title to spine. Hampton Library Series. Spine and corners a little bumped. A little browning to bottom edge of boards. School presentation plate to front endpaper. Pages browned. Foxing mostly to page edges and endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is browned. Light creasing to rear panel. Browning and a few foxspots to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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