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ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316685
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. No illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. 168 pages. Spine bumped. Bookplate to front free-endpaper (name not filled in). Foxing to textblock and a light musty smell to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is rubbed to spine, has some foxing and a small brown mark to top edge of rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES AND THE LEOPARDS OF ZINN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1609317
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased, with some small edge tears.
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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316610
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Spine and corners bumped and spine faded. Top 0.5" of front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Endpapers are slightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears and creases to spine and corners and slight loss to top and tail of spine. Rear panel is very slightly grubby.
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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1316609
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with small tears at spine and corners which are neatly tape repaired on verso.
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GIMLET MOPS UP
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1316604
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, brown titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plus green and black full-page illustrations. 185 pages. 7.25 x 4.75". Spine slightly bumped. Some light markings to covers. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and chipped and has a tear/crease to top edge of rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1406695
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

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. Bumping to spine and corners. Couple of marks to covers. Name labels to front pastedown. Name and address stamped to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Small splash mark to rear endpaper. Foxing to page edges. Small piece torn from the bottom of one page. Name written in coloured pencil to margin of page 42. Coloured pencil marks to a couple of pages.
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SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH C.I.D.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2123185
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd 1949. Good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles. Colour frontis and 8 other illustrations. The first post-war Biggles story. Some marks and scuffing to covers. Front endpaper is stuck to front pastedown. Foxing and some page browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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BIGGLES AND THE PIRATE TREASURE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2123136
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Scottie dog design blue boards, with red scottie dogs to spine. 6 colour plates. A feast of danger and adventure with Biggles & Co. Spine is faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour. All plates present.
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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123107
Published by Armada. 1979. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. C508 to base of spine. Page browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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BIGGLES' SECOND CASE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123106
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1954. Good condition.

Yellow jacket paperback edition. 2/- Net to front cover next to title. 192 pages. Couple of splits to top and tail of spine. Page browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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BIGGLES IN AUSTRALIA
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123077
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1962. Almost very good condition.

Red boards with aborigine vignette to front cover. NO illustrations in this edition. Spine is darkened. Some scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Homemade 'library label' with outlining in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2123075
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Ink numbers to base of spine. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Some foxing. Some pencil underlining. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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