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Black boards, silver titles and vignette. 8 blue & white full page illustrations, other b/w illustrations. 191 pages. Some white spots to covers. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is creased with tears; 1" loss to base of spine; smaller loss to corners; some grubby marks.
BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2139796
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, silver titles and vignette. 8 blue & white full page illustrations, other b/w illustrations. 191 pages. White marks to covers. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some grubby marks.
Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are mottled/foxed. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with edge-creasing; a few tears and chips, a few small areas of loss.
A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Fading and spotting to spine; some other marks also to covers. Browning and foxing to outer page edges.
Stories of Biggles of the R.A.F., Worrals of the W.A.A.F. and King of the Commandos. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour frontis. Two-tone double-spread illustrations. Bumping to corners. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks/chips.
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. Front cover is a little bowed. Some foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with a few scuffs.
Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Some marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Some page corners are creased. Wrapper has a couple of closed tears.
Blue/green cloth. 4 b/w plates plus text illustrations. Front cover is very slightly bowed, with white spotting. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and vchips; nicks of loss; grubby marks to rear panel.
Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; some edge-creasing and a few scuffs and nicks.
Hampton Library edition. Orange boards, black title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Spine slightly bumped. Erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut, slightly edge rubbed and scuffed.
Orange cloth. B/w frontis plus 3 other plates. 253 pages. Price-cut wrapper is grubby with small patch of surface damage to front panel.