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THE FLYING BEETLE
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2132014
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 B/w plates, including frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/mottling to covers. Some foxing throughout; heaviest to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some large tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel, top and tail of spine; other smaller loss along edges.

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PIRATES OF THE AIR
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1818827
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Good condition.

Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.

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THE BLACK HAWK
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818823
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

The "Ace" Series, books of flying adventures. Light green cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Small nick to top and tail of spine. Spine cocked. Front board bowed. Contents browned. Hinge next to plate facing page 76 is pulled showing glue to edge of plate.

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CAPTAIN ROBIN HOOD SKYWAYMAN
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818818
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Very good condition.

The "Ace" Series, books of Flying Adventures. Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Early reprint. Vertical crease to spine. A few foxspots mainly to prelims, text block browned.

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THE FLYING COWBOYS
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818788
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The "Ace" Series. Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. 0.5" split to top of spine affecting the title. Spine slightly cocked. Corners bumped. Small marks to front cover. Contents browned.

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THE SQUADRON WITHOUT A NUMBER
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2131709
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1937. Good condition.

Blue boards with black titles, four black and white plates. 223 pages. The Ace Series. Scuffing and marks to covers; with browning. Faded/browned spine. Bumping to corners. Small nick in cloth at edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning, although contents are still very good.

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THE BLACK SQUADRON
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2131707
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Good condition.

One of 'The Ace Series'. Blue cloth with black title and vignette to spine. 4 b/w plates. Covers are marked and foxed. Spine is browned and heavily foxed. Scuffing and wear to cover edges. Foxing to pages. A reading copy.

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THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTH
Written by Charles Reade. Illustrated by Richard B. Ogle.
Stock no. 2128343
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black titles. 8 colour plates. 504 pages. Larger format. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. Some red pencil crayon scribble to endpapers and pastedowns - also to flaps of wrappers and a couple of other pages to rear. All plates present. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is grubby, creased and torn with some loss.

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THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.

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FLYING MEMORIES
Written by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1609232
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Covers unevenly darkened. Possibly has frontis missing. Endpapers foxed; scattered foxspots to contents. Book has tobacco smell.

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THE DESPOT OF THE WORLD
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 2123197
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title and sundial vignette to spine. 4 b/w plates. Part of The Ace Series. Spine is faded. Uneven fading to front cover. Page browning. Some foxing. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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WINGS OVER THE AMAZON
Written by David T. Lindsay. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2123196
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Ace Series. Blue boards, black title to spine. 222 pages. 4 b/w plates. The Ace Series title list to two pages at rear. Spine is faded and marked. Uneven fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing and browning to pages. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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