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Biggles Scores a Bull

By: Johns, Captain W. E.

Price: NZ$340.75

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001153

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Owner's signature on copyright page. Some spotting to page edges. There is a 1 1/4" tear in the rear panel of the dustjacket. A 1/4" chip at head of dustjacket spine. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. 160 pages. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. ; 12mo View more info

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Where the Golden Eagle Soars

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: London, Childrens' Book Club: (1960)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20401

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; Book club edition. 192 pages. Beige boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 123mm. Illustrations by Colin Gibson. Dust-jacket art by Leslie Wood. A children's novel, set in the Highlands of Scotland. ; ; View more info

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Biggles and The Black Raider

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: (1959)

Seller ID: 20172

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription. Foxing to page edges. Some rubbing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Second printing. 192 pages + 8 colour plates. Red-brown boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Black plane illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 184 x 121mm. Maps on endpapers. "[. . .] an urgent assisngment in Central Africa where they lead the search for the elusive Black Elephant" - from dust-jacket blurb. Number 37 of the series, with "37" printed on dust-jacket spine. View more info

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Biggles of the Interpol

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: (1957)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18527

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Ink price on front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Dust-jacket with extensive creasing, tears and some small losses to margins. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 181, [3] pages. Red boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 185 x 121mm. Number 48 in the series, with "48" printed on dustjacket spine. "Whether tidying up a case of cold-blooded murder, stamping out a dope peddling organization, or helping Marcel Brissac to put a stop to trouble in French Guiniea, Biggles, backed by the International Police Commission, comes out on top every time" - from ... View more info

Orchids for Biggles

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: (1962)

Seller ID: 18282

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Chip and abrasion to front endpaper. Inscription and rubber stamp on front endpaper. ; Illustrated papered boards. 168, [1] pages. Page dimensions: 184 x 118mm. A Biggles novel. "Top secret documents missing and with them a nuclear research scientist demanding one million dollars [. . .]" Number 62 in "The Biggles Books" series. View more info

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Worrals of the W.A.A.F.

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$78.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: (1950)

Seller ID: 12994

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Front free endpaper torn out, with damage to front inner hinge. Moderate soiling, rubbing and fading to spine and boards. Moderate foxing. Ink number on front endpaper.; "New Illustrated Edition". 220 pages + colour frontispiece + 4 colour plates. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 124mm. ; 8vo View more info

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Biggles Works It Out

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: (1952)

Seller ID: 18284

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. Foxing to dust-jacket. Small tears and chips to margins of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Second printing. 192 pages + 8 tinted plates (including frontispiece). Red boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Small black illustration at corner of front board. Page dimensions: 186 x 121mm. Illustrated by Stead. View more info

Biggles Air Detective

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$33.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House: 1952

Seller ID: 4734

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Some spotting to page edges. Front free endpaper cut out. A 1 1/2" tear and several smaller tears to edges of dust wrapper. 1/4" missing at head of dust wrapper spine. 1/4" chips at corners of dust wrapper. Adhesive tape stains on verso of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper now protected in archival mylar cover. ; Third printing. 142 pages. Green boards with black lettering on spine. Dimensions: 190 x 124mm. ; 12mo View more info

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Biggles in the Terai

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$21.15

Publisher: London, Knight Books: (1974)

Seller ID: 11170

ISBN: 0340041498

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Bookstore's rubber stamp on first leaf. Marker pen marks on lower page edges. ; Fourth Knight impression. 190, [2] pages. Page dimensions: 178 x 110mm. "Algy Lacey is reported missing from a gold smuggling investigation, and Biggles and Bertie are sent out from England to see what they can discover." ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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Biggles Hits the Trail

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$36.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: [1964]

Seller ID: 18480

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Dust-jacket has had blue plastic electrical tape put along the long margins. ; No date [1964]. 182 pages. Blue/white patterned boards. Page dimensions: 184 x 118mm. "Hampton Library" edition. "Biggles goes to the frontier of Tibet to help his professor uncle discover the secret of the Mountain of Light - a mountain which has curious properties." - from dust-jacket blurb. View more info

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Biggles Hits the Trail

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$24.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: (1951)

Seller ID: 15737

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing and wear and some small scuffs and marks to boards and spine. Some small pinprick indentations to spine cloth. Previous owner's signature and address in pencil on front endpaper. ; Fourth printing. 256 pages. Green cloth boards.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Biggles' Special Case

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$94.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: (1963)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14604

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. Some spots of foxing to top page edges. Strip of masking tape along upper edge of dust wrapper on reverse side. Rubbing to dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. 170 pages + colour frontispiece + [1] page of advertisements. Light grey boards with dark green lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184mm x 120mm. Number "66" on dust wrapper spine. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Biggles' Combined Operation

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: (1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14605

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Dust wrapper has chips and tears at ends of dust wrapper spine and at corners. Some dampstains to the dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. 156 pages + 6 colour plates. Red boards with black lettering on spine and illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 183 x 121mm. Number "54" on dust wrapper spine.; 12mo View more info

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Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D.

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$33.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: (1946)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14607

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


No signatures. Fading at head and tail of cloth spine. Large 4" tear across front panel of the dust wrapper. Large chip at head of dust wrapper spine. Smaller chips at tail of dust wrapper spine and at corners. Creasing to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. [ii], (188) pages + colour frontispiece + 8 orange tinted plates. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 182 x 123mm. ; 12mo View more info

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Biggles in the Baltic

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$30.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: (1947)

Seller ID: 14608

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures.; 1947 reprint (originally published in 1940). 256 pages + colour frontispiece. 6 b&w illustrations. Blue-green cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 180 x 119mm. ; 12mo View more info

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Biggles Charter-Pilot: The Adventures of Biggles & Co. on a World-Wide Cruise of Scientific Investigation

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$36.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege - Oxford University Press: (1951)

Seller ID: 14609

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Moderate foxing. Some staining to margins of boards. Several 3/4" chips or tears to margins of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 1951 reprint (originally published in 1943). 157 pages. Green cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine.Page dimensions: 185 x 120mm. ; 12mo View more info

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Worrals Goes Afoot

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$150.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14660

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


No signatures. Large tears with losses to dust wrapper spine. A 2/3" x 3/8" chip in front panel of dust wrapper. A 1" x 3/8" chip in rear panel of dust wrapper. ; 184 pages + colour frontispiece. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 182 x 120mm. ; 12mo View more info

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Steeley Flies Again

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: London, Latimer House: (1951)

Seller ID: 14662

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription. Small blue ink stain on page 5. Chips and tears at head and tail of the dust wrapper spine. Rubbing to edges and spine of the dust wrapper. Moderate staining to rear panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; Reprint. Second printing of the 1951 edition. 152 pages. Light blue boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 183 x 122mm. "Steeley" series. ; 12mo View more info

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The Death Rays of Ardilla: A Story of Interplanetary Exploration

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$69.00

Publisher: London, The Children's Book Club: (1959)

Seller ID: 14663

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. Minor foxing. A 1/2" tear at corner of dust wrapper. Some foxing and fading to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; Children's Book Club edition. This edition has different dust wrapper cover art to the first edition, which was published by Hodder and Stoughton in the same year. 192 pages + colour frontispiece + 5 colour plates. Blue boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 122mm. A science-fiction novel for children, by the author of the Biggles series.; 12mo View more info

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Gimlet Bores In: A King of the Commandos Adventure

By: Johns, W. E. (Captain)

Price: NZ$33.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: (1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14664

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


No signatures. Creasing and 1/2" tears to dust wrapper. Foxing to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is price clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; Children's Book Club edition. This edition has different dust wrapper cover art to the first edition, which was published by Hodder and Stoughton in the same year. 192 pages + b&w frontispiece + 3 b&w plates. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 120mm. By the author of the Biggles series.; 12mo View more info