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by Anticlockwise Prop
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Where to Buy WEJ Books and Prices
Topic: Somebody's very keen.
Replies: 9
Views: 161

Re: Somebody's very keen.

Another seller tried to sell a very similar condition Hamilton COTC in a slightly better DJ in December 2018 for a slightly lower price than this seller is asking. I’m not sure if it sold or not. Back in 2013 one of these sold for GBP1250, it had a near perfect DJ. Its marvelous what extra value a g...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Individual Biggles books
Topic: Just curious....
Replies: 11
Views: 266

Re: Just curious....

Some excellent rare editions for your collection there SS, congratulations.

I would hope that the BFL version of Biggles Flies Again still has the appropriate aircraft types referenced in the story “Three Weeks” rather than the horrible editing done to the later versions.
by Anticlockwise Prop
Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Biggles Books - General
Topic: Books - which to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 330

Re: Books - which to buy?

Biggles Makes Ends Meet is one of my favorite later books. It has me laughing out loud at Bertie's antics (it also features the Nicobar Islands which have been in the news a bit lately). Biggles Goes to War which is set between the 2 World Wars is also a great read and has some good flying action. B...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussions about Biggles and Co
Topic: Who Reads the Papers?
Replies: 26
Views: 790

Re: Who Reads the Papers?

There is at least 1 very unusual bit of editing in relation to newspapers and Biggles stories. In the book Biggles Charter Pilot the story ‘The Adventure of the Golden Shirts’ Johns wrote “Ginger tossed the mutilated newspaper into the waste-paper basket”. However, when that story was published in B...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Advice for selling Biggles books
Replies: 13
Views: 585

Re: Advice for selling Biggles books

I notice that the Cruise Of The Condor has been listed for sale on ebay Australia.
by Anticlockwise Prop
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Links
Topic: Reproduction Dust Jackets
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: Reproduction Dust Jackets

I have used a variety of papers to make the covers. I found that standard 80 - 90 gsm (the regular printer paper) to be the best. Thicker/stiffer paper is harder to bend in the appropriate place. I did try to source acid free paper if I was going to place it around a valuable book but then I found t...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Links
Topic: Reproduction Dust Jackets
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Reproduction Dust Jackets

There are at least 2 organisations currently (Oct 2018) making reasonable quality reproduction Dust Jackets with a good range of WEJ titles in their collection. https://www.dustjackets.com/ or http://www.barelyreadbooks.co.uk/replica-dustwrappers-covers Another company currently has a smaller range ...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Advice for selling Biggles books
Replies: 13
Views: 585

Re: Advice for selling Biggles books

Sorry Sizzling Sausages for almost getting credit for your post of that link :lol: , I see Mandy has already corrected that error. Yes Archie is on this forum. You will probably need to send a PM to establish contact. Many of us can give you an idea of what titles to look at in more detail. Could I ...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Advice for selling Biggles books
Replies: 13
Views: 585

Re: Advice for selling Biggles books

Sorry, in my previous post I did not answer a couple of your questions. To the best of my knowledge both abebooks.com and biblio.com are for professional booksellers. Selling them to an antiquarian bookshop is by far the most simplest method for yourself but as you have guessed it is by a long way t...
by Anticlockwise Prop
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Advice for selling Biggles books
Replies: 13
Views: 585

Re: Advice for selling Biggles books

Hi Mandy, Welcome to the Biggles forum. As Sizzling Sausages stated your small sample of books is very interesting and are of value. If I can be of any help please let me know. I live in Perth WA and travel extensively in the South West. I also know of some WE Johns collectors in Canberra and Victor...

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