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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


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Biggles Gets

His Men

Special Edition

1951


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Biggles Chinese Puzzle

First Edition

1955


W.E. Johns

Biggles and the Poor

Rich Boy

First Edition

1961










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Biggles and the Missing Millionaire

First Edition

1961


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The Bumper Biggles Book

First Edition

1983


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Gimlet’s Oriental Quest

First Edition

1948


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Gimlet Lends a Hand

First Edition

1949










W.E. Johns

Gimlet Lends a Hand

First Edition

1949


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The Passing Show

First Edition

1937


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Kings of Space

First Edition

1954


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The Edge of Beyond

First Edition

1958










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The Death Rays of Ardilla

First Edition

1959
















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Biggles on the Spot

The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories

W.E. Johns

1936



W.E. Johns Biggles On the Spot story in The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories is for sale from The First Edition. The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories was published by Amalgamated Press in 1936. The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories is a collectable pre-war children’s illustrated book measuring 11.00 x 8.50 inches approx.


The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories contains the rare first time in print W.E. Johns Biggles story Biggles On The Spot, and was published just 4 years after the W.E. Johns first Biggles book The Camels Are Coming that was published in 1932.


The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories front board is dramatic showing a red bi-plane flying next to (what appears to be) an air balloon that is on fire and a man hanging from a ladder beneath the doomed airship.


The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories binding and original brown cloth spine are all complete and in overall Very Good condition with edge wear, wear to the spine and the glue come off between the spine’s cloth and the book (needs re-gluing).  


The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories have 223 numbered pages which are in overall Very Good condition being exceptionally clean, but the hinges are broken with the spine that has come away from the book which makes the pages shaken and loose.


The Modern Boys Book of Adventure Stories is an exceptionally rare vintage children’s illustrated book that is packed with stories from the 1930’s and includes Flying Officer W.E. Johns Biggles On The Spot.



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