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The Spyflyers  1933

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1939

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1942

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1936

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The Enchanted Island

1941

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Grotto of Death from BOP

1942

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1942

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1944

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1950

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W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest A King of the Commandos Adventure First Edition Book 1948 with the Original Dust Jacket

 

The First Edition Online Bookstore has the W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest book for sale.   This is the first edition of W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest that was published by Brockhampton Press in 1948.

 

The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest original dust jacket is in Very Good condition with minor tears and losses and creases, with creasing and rubbing particularly to the back panel.  The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest dust jacket is mostly complete, with the price “6/-“ to the inside front flap and is still very attractive.

 

The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest original green binding has black lettering to the front board and spine and are in Near Fine condition with only slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine.

 

W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest has 191 numbered pages with one page advertisement to the front detailing books by W.E. Johns, and one page advertisement to the end for the Champion Brock Books series.  The pages are in overall Very Good condition with all 8 black and white illustrations and colour frontispiece; and discolouration to the top edge.

 

The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest is the fifth book in the W.E. Johns Gimlet series of books and highly collectable.  This W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest first edition book will make a great addition to any W.E. Johns book collection or any collection of children’s illustrated books.

 

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