BIGGLES AND THE LOST SOVEREIGNS
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa. 1964
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Green boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages.
Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is very slightly browned to spine and has a couple of small spots to rear panel. There is a light musty smell to the contents which are otherwise clean.
Stock no. 1316686
- "Gold and trouble go together, " says Biggles before he flies off to Singapore to investigate the mystery of the dead canoeist. Crocodiles, snakes, Chinamen, an unscrupulous coastal patrol officer as well as the scarifying business of the one-legged tiger, all serve to prove the point.