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Catalogue of books by Capt. W.E. Johns

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209733
Johns, Capt. W.E.
Biggles in the Jungle
Hampton Library/Brockhampton Press, Leicester UK, 1963.
Reprint: octavo; hardcover; 184pp. Moderate wear; text block and page edges heavily embrowned; mild offset to the endpapers; retailer's bookplate to the front pastedown. Price-clipped dustwrapper is mildly rubbed and edgeworn; spine panel sunned; minor chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; a small surface tear to the front panel; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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83599
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Alfred Sindall, illus.)
The Rescue Flight A Biggles Story
Geoffrey Cumberlege for the Oxford University Press, London, 1950.
Third edition: octavo; hardcover; 256pp., with monochrome illustrations. Moderate wear; rolled; spine extremities lightly softened and sunned; spine heel pulled; text block edges toned; previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf; some light bumping to the top edges of the first few pages. Price-clipped dustwrapper is well-rubbed and edgeworn; scraping to the spine panel; chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; several big chips from the panel top edges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive film. Very good.
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7280
Johns, Capt. W.E (Howard Leigh & Alfred Sindall, illus.)
Biggles Defies the Swastika
Oxford University Press, Melbourne Vic., nd. [1946].
First Australian edition: octavo; hardcover, with upper board titles; 198pp., with many monochrome illustrations. Moderate wear; rolled; spine extremities softened; boards rubbed and edgeworn; text block edges and pages embrowned; offset to the endpapers. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn with sunning; repaired and restored chipping and associated creasing to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; some minor tears to the edges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Good to very good.
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209705
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Howard Leigh & Alfred Sindall, illus.)
Biggles in the Baltic
Geoffrey Cumberlege for the Oxford University Press, London, 1946.
Reprint: octavo; hardcover; 256pp., top edges dyed green, with a colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations. Moderate wear; rolled; spine heel lightly softened; corners lightly bumped; text block edges spotted; mild offset to the endpapers; retailer's bookplate to the front pastedown; light scattered foxing to the preliminaries. Photocopied first edition dustwrapper by Howard Leigh (in lieu of the blue-green-yellow "flying-jacket" wrapper of the 1946 edition), now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film and white paper backing. Very good.
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$60
209718
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Leslie Stead, illus.)
Biggles Takes Charge
Brockhampton Press, Leicester UK, 1956.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, boards decorated in blind; 192pp., with a colour frontispiece. Mild wear; boards slightly fanned; text block edges spotted; retailer's ink stamp to the front pastedown. Price-clipped dustwrapper is well rubbed and edgeworn with some creasing; chipping to the spine panel head; a large chip to the bottom corner of the upper panel and flap; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$65
209783
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Leslie Stead, illus.)
Biggles Takes Charge
Brockhampton Press, Leicester UK, 1956.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, boards decorated in blind; 192pp., with a colour frontispiece. Mild wear; foxing; text block edges spotted; Facsimile dustwrapper now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Good to very good.
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74511
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Stead, illus.)
Biggles - Air Detective
Latimer House, London, 1952.
Second impression: octavo; hardcover; 142pp., with many monochrome illustrations. Moderate wear; somewhat rolled; light softening to the spine extremities; boards mildly fanned; text block edges lightly toned and top edge dusted; offset to the endpapers; previous owners' ink inscriptions to the flyleaf and the rear pastedown. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; mild chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns with some light associated creasing; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$60
74984
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Stead, illus.)
Biggles Hunts Big Game A Story of Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D. and his Special Air Police
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., London, 1951.
Third impression: octavo; hardcover, with upper board titles and decoration; 211pp., with a duotone frontispiece, 14pp. of plates likewise and many other duotone and monochrome illustrations. Mild wear; boards slightly fanned; text block edges spotted; mild offset to the endpapers; retailer's ink stamp to the front pastedown; school prize bookplate to the flyleaf. Price-clipped dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn; some minor tears with associated creasing; chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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30752
Johns, Capt. W.E. (Stead, illus.)
Biggles Takes a Holiday
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1952.
Fifth impression: octavo; hardcover, with upper board title and decoration; 191pp., with a duotone frontispiece and seven plates likewise. Mild wear; boards lightly fanned; a slight bump to the spine and extremities softened; text block edges lightly spotted and top edges dusted; heavy offset to the endpapers; previous owners' ink inscriptions to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn; spine panel sunned; light chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$50