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THE FIRST BIGGLES OMNIBUS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326688
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1953. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Contains 4 full-length stories: Biggles Sweeps The Desert, Biggles In The Orient, Biggles Delivers The Goods and Biggles Fails To Return. Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. 640 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is well worn, creased and torn. Substantial surface paper loss to spine.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326686
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1942. Good condition.

The Biggles Squadron versus the Nazi ace, Von Zoyton, in the battle of the Libyan air route. Blue cloth. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers marked. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Textblock is grubby.

Price: £11.00 £9.35.

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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326685
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and has a small piece missing to top of spine.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326683
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to spine. Foxing to textblock.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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BIGGLES FOLLOWS ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326681
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 4 double-sided b/w plates. 158 pages. Spine slightly bumped, some very slight fading to cover edges. Front free-endpaper has been neatly removed. Half title-page is lightly browned. Textblock is slightly grubby.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326680
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and panther vignette. 8 red, black and white plates. Spine slightly bumped. Light tape marks to endpapers. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed and badly faded to spine.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326676
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine bumped. Small mark to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and has a couple of small splash marks to front panel.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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BIGGLES' COMBINED OPERATION
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326641
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream boards with black title to spine. 6 colour plates. 158 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and foxed on rear panel.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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BIGGLES AND THE PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326638
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss. Rear panel is a bit grubby, some crayon marks to front panel. Verso of wrapper is stained.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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BIGGLES GOES ALONE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 156 pages. Minimal bumping and rubbing to lower cover edges. Top edge of textblock is slightly grubby. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and grubby to rear panel and spine.

Price: £120.00 £102.00.

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BIGGLES IN THE GOBI
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326619
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1953. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red boards. Black ram's horns vignette to front. 6 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Dents to lower edge of rear cover. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Stains to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, creased and torn with loss, several large tape repairs on front panel. A good copy in a fair wrapper.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1326616
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to first few and last few pages and to textblock.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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