Stead, Leslie

Leslie Stead was born Leslie Leonard Stead on 15th December 1899 in West Norwood and died on 20th June 1966 in Norbury. During the First World War he served as a Private in the Kings Royal Rifles. He married Beatrice Durrell in 1925. It is said that Leslie Stead based Biggles’ face upon his own.
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Biggles Gets His Men, 1st edn 1950 (Capt W E Johns)Biggles Gets His Men was first published in 1950 by Hodder & Stoughton, in a striking jacket!

Jacket illustration by Leslie Stead.

ReproJacket #8-A-1, size 190.8x457mm.
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Biggles Hunts Big Game, 1st edn 1948 (Capt W E Johns)Our man is on the trail of counterfeiters ...

Jacket illustration by Leslie Stead.

ReproJacket #175-A-1, size 190x431mm.
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Biggles' Second Case, 1st edn 1948 (Capt W E Johns)The second adventure of Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D.

Jacket illustration by Leslie Stead.

ReproJacket #272-A-1, size 190.6x431mm.
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Biggles' Second Case, 1st edn 1951 (4th printing) (Capt W E Johns)The second adventure of Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D.

Jacket illustration by Leslie Stead.

ReproJacket #272-D-1, size 189.3x454mm.
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Comrades in Arms, 1st edn 1951 (2nd printing) (Capt W E Johns)First published in 1947, this title brings together Biggles, Worrals and Gimlet.

Jacket illustrations by Leslie Stead.


Note: This jacket is price-clipped.


ReproJacket #238-B-1, size 188.7x453mm
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First Biggles Omnibus, 1st edn 1964 (5th printing) (Capt W E Johns)The First Biggles Omnibus was first published in 1953 by Hodder & Stoughton.

Jacket illustration by Leslie Stead.

ReproJacket #422-E-1, size 189.0x456mm.