BIGGLES OMNIBUS BOOKS

 

THE OMNIBUS BOOKS AND THE STORIES THEY CONTAIN

 

 

Description: Description: Description: The Biggles Omnibus

Description: Description: Description: The Biggles Flying Omnibus

Description: Description: Description: The Third Biggles Omnibus

THE BIGGLES OMNIBUS

First Published in May 1938

by Oxford University Press

Original Price 3 shillings and 6d

 

This contained

BIGGLES FLIES EAST

BIGGLES HITS THE TRAIL

BIGGLES & CO.

 

 

THE BIGGLES FLYING OMNIBUS

First Published in June 1940

by Oxford University Press

Original Price 4 shillings and 0d

 

This contained

BIGGLES FLIES NORTH

BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH

BIGGLES FLIES WEST

 

 

 

THE THIRD BIGGLES OMNIBUS

First Published in August 1941

by Oxford University Press

Original Price 4 shillings and 6d

 

This contained

BIGGLES IN SPAIN

BIGGLES GOES TO WAR

BIGGLES IN THE BALTIC

 

 

THE FIRST BIGGLES OMNIBUS

First Published in September 1953

by Hodder and Stoughton

Original Price 12 shillings and 6d

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This contained

BIGGLES SWEEPS THE DESERT

BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT

BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS

BIGGLES “FAILS TO RETURN”

 

 

THE BIGGLES AIR DETECTIVE OMNIBUS

First Published in March 1956

by Hodder and Stoughton

Original Price 12 shillings and 6d

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This contained

SERGEANT BIGGLESWORTH, C.I.D.

BIGGLES’ SECOND CASE

ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES

BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT

 

 

THE BIGGLES ADVENTURE OMNIBUS

First Published in August 1965

by Hodder and Stoughton

Original Price 18 shillings and 0d

This book did not have any illustrations in it

 

 

This contained

BIGGLES GETS HIS MEN

NO REST FOR BIGGLES

ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES*

BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY

(* The inclusion of this story again must have been a mistake?)

 

THE BUMPER BIGGLES BOOK

First Published on 1st September 1983

by Chancellor Press

Original Price £5.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES, PIONEER AIR FIGHTER*

(* Containing 11 stories from “The Camels are Coming” & 2 from “Biggles of the Camel Squadron”)

BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH

BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT

BIGGLES DEFIES THE SWASTIKA

BIGGLES IN THE JUNGLE

 

 

 

THE BEST OF BIGGLES

First Published on 1st November 1985

by Chancellor Press

Original Price £7.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES IN AFRICA

BIGGLES FLIES NORTH

BIGGLES IN THE SOUTH SEAS

BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK

BIGGLES AND THE DARK INTRUDER

 

 

A BIGGLES OMNIBUS

First Published 3rd February1994

by Cresset Editions

Original Price £6.99

 

 

This contained

BIGGLES LEARNS TO FLY

BIGGLES FLIES EAST

BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT

 

 

BIGGLES STORY COLLECTION

First Published 7th October 1999

by Red Fox (Random House UK Ltd)

Original Price £4.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES IN FRANCE

BIGGLES DEFENDS THE DESERT*

(* Originally Biggles Sweeps the Desert)

BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE

 

 

BIGGLES STORY COLLECTION II

First Published 1st November 2001

by Red Fox (Random House UK Ltd)

Original Price £4.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES FLIES EAST

BIGGLES FLIES WEST

 

 

BIGGLES’ BIG ADVENTURES

First Published on 3rd September 2007

by Prion Books Ltd

Original Price £15.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES IN THE BALTIC

BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH

BIGGLES FLIES NORTH

BIGGLES IN THE JUNGLE

 

 

BIGGLES’ DANGEROUS MISSIONS

First Published on 4th August 2008

by Prion Books Ltd

Original Price £15.99

 

This contained

(and it will be noted that the stories are NOT in the order they appear on the spine in this volume)

BIGGLES AND THE SECRET MISSION*

(* Originally Biggles Air Commodore)

BIGGLES – SECRET AGENT

BIGGLES – FLYING DETECTIVE*

(* Originally Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D.)

BIGGLES IN AUSTRALIA

 

 

BIGGLES’ SECRET ASSIGNMENTS

First Published on 1st October 2009

by Prion Books Ltd

Original Price £15.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES’ SECOND CASE

BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE*

(* This is the original title but in 1970 this book became Biggles in the Antarctic)

BIGGLES GETS HIS MEN

BIGGLES FOLLOWS ON

 

 

 

 

 

BIGGLES’ BIG ADVENTURES

BIGGLES’ DANGEROUS MISSIONS

BIGGLES’ SECRET ASSIGNMENTS

In 2010 the above three books came out in a boxset -

Limited Edition Collector’s Pack

Price £49.99

 

 

 

GIMLET GOES TO WAR

First Published on 5th August 2010

by Prion Books Ltd

Original Price £15.99

 

This contained

KING OF THE COMMANDOS

GIMLET GOES AGAIN

GIMLET COMES HOME*

GIMLET MOPS UP

(* Gimlet Comes Home is the only one of these 4 titles NOT to feature Biggles.  The other 3 books are, in fact, all “Biggles books” in the sense that he appears in the book, hence inclusion in this list)

 

 

 

BIGGLES WWII COLLECTION

First Published on 25th October 2012

by Doubleday (The Random House Group Ltd)

Original Price £12.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES DEFIES THE SWASTIKA

BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS

BIGGLES DEFENDS THE DESERT*

(* Originally Biggles Sweeps the Desert)

BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN

 

 

 

 

BIGGLES ADVENTURE DOUBLE

First Published on 22nd January 2013

by Doubleday (The Random House Group Ltd)

Original Price £6.99

 

This contained

BIGGLES LEARNS TO FLY

BIGGLES: THE CAMELS ARE COMING

 

 

 

 

 

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