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COMRADES IN ARMS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134126
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Damp marking to spine and edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and damp marked with some tears and chipping; a little loss.

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ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134125
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 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. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with some repaired closed tears and chips; faded to spine.

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BIGGLES TAKES THE CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2134124
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and small vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 189 pages. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins. Wrapper is a bit scuffed with a few closed tears; minimal loss.

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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134123
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red titles and panther vignette. 8 full-page illustrations. 190 pages. Page browning, with some light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and small nicks; faded to spine.

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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134122
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1960. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges with some splash marks. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; damp marks; some loss; ink marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES' COMBINED OPERATION
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134118
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards. 6 colour plates. In this adventure, with some interpol colleagues Biggles, of the special air police, cleans up a dope racket threatening the United States. 158 pages. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Corners are bumped. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges; a few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; some repaired with sticky tape to verso; fading to spine.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134117
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. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; some grubby marks to rear panel.

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BIGGLES ON MYSTERY ISLAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134114
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards. Black titles and vignette of island. 6 colour plates. 192 pages. Damp marking along bottom edges of covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Damp marks to edges of a few internal pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a bit of loss; wrinkled, with damp to verso.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134086
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some damp marking to verso, some of which shows through.

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BIGGLES GOES ALONE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2134083
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. Light damp marks to joints at both ends of books on pastedowns/endpapers. Frontis is bright - light mark to edge of verso. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks; damp mark along bottom edge of rear panel, which also has red ink tick marks to many of the other books in the series.

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BIGGLES CUTS IT FINE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 2134081
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black titles. 6 colour plates. 159 pages. 7.5 x 5". Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears. 1" small piece torn from top edge of front panel. Grubby marks to rear panel.

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FIVE GO DOWN TO THE SEA
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1319576
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 5th 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the Five's 12th adventure, where they spend the summer at Tremannon Farm, with it's mysterious deserted tower by the sea and the forgotten secret of the Wreckers way. Red boards with black lettering. Blue/black endpapers. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. 191 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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