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W.E. Johns

Biggles on the Spot

The Modern Boy's Book of Adventure Stories

First Edition

1936


W.E. Johns

The Biggles Omnibus

1939


W.E. Johns

Samson of Patagonia

Boy’s Own Paper

August

1942


W.E. Johns

Adventure of the

Luminous Lilly

Boy’s Own Paper

August

1943










W.E. Johns

Secret Weapon

Boy’s Own Paper

January

1944


W.E. Johns

Biggles Gets

His Men

Special Edition

1951


W.E. Johns

Biggles Takes the Case

First Edition

1952


W.E. Johns

Biggles Chinese Puzzle

First Edition

1955










W.E. Johns

Biggles and the Poor

Rich Boy

First Edition

1961


W.E. Johns

Biggles and the Missing Millionaire

First Edition

1961


W.E. Johns

The Bumper Biggles Book

First Edition

1983


W.E. Johns

Gimlet’s Oriental Quest

First Edition

1948










W.E. Johns

Gimlet Lends a Hand

First Edition

1949


W.E. Johns

Gimlet Lends a Hand

First Edition

1949


W.E. Johns

The Passing Show

First Edition

1937


W.E. Johns

Kings of Space

First Edition

1954










W.E. Johns

The Edge of Beyond

First Edition

1958


W.E. Johns

The Death Rays of Ardilla

First Edition

1959













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Gimlet’s Oriental Quest

W.E. Johns

First Edition

1948



W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest book is for sale from The First Edition. 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.  There is discolouration to the top edge.

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W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest 1948 First Edition