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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1406214
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to bottom of spine and rear panel and board edged. Name stamped at top corner of front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some areas of loss. Name stamped to top of front flap. Wrapper is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405902
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Browned tape mark to endpapers. Couple of grubby marks to margins otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased. Front panel and spine scuffed. Rear panel is grubby. Small cut to rear flap. Damp mark to bottom of spine. Couple of pale read marks to verso of wrapper.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405896
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black lettering to front cover and spine. Black vignette of legionnaire and fort on front cover. 6 colour plates. 190 pages. Light marks to edge of boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. A few margin marks. Pencil scribble to verso of frontis and one other plate. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears and a little loss to top of rear panel. Wrapper is grubby. A little pencil scribble to verso.
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BIGGLES FORMS A SYNDICATE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405891
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biggles finds himself at 'Hells Gates'. Red boards, black title to spine, small vignette to front board. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small dark mark to rear board. Name stamped to front endpaper. Foxing to top of text block. Couple of small margin marks otherwise contents are very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and scuffed. Couple of small marks to rear panel which is a bit grubby. Spine is browned on verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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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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 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.
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THE AMIR'S RUBY
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 1812679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown pictorial front cover and spine. Black titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Front endpaper MISSING. Boards clean. Minor foxing/browning to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with small amounts of loss at corners and top & tail of spine, grubby.
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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1316079
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 and corners slightly bumped. Some light dusty marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxspots to endpapers, prelims and page edges else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped with slight loss at spine and corners and a bit grubby/browned to rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE MYSTERY OF CABIN ISLAND
Written by Franklin W. Dixon.
Stock no. 1405560
Published by Grosset & Dunlap. Very good condition.

A Hardy Boys story. Blue pictorial boards with book list to rear cover. Black & white pictorial endpapers. 179 pages ISBN: 0448089084. No date - late reprint. Spine and corners bumped. Edge of front pastedown has come unglued and is folded over. Couple of marks to edge of text block otherwise contents are clean.
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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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