BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950
Almost very good condition. Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages.
Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is browned. Couple of marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and page edges as well as a few pages internally otherwise contents are generally clean.
Stock no. 1404384
- Biggles is visited by 'Jumbo' Grimes, whose son used to serve in his old squadron in the Western Desert. 'Jumbo' gives information which leads Biggles to conclude that Jumbo empoyers have discovered the Starry Crown, a ship which contains a horde of gold.
- Leaving Algy and Bertie on the Falkland Islands as their South Atlantic base, Biggles, Ginger and Grimes Senior and Junior make a risky landing in the Antarctic, and so the adventure begins.