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Biggles Books

Part of the Stella & Rose's Books family


by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Stead

Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th. 1955

Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages.

Spine and corners bumped. Slight fading to spine. Small address label to top of front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers and some foxing to page edges. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some creasing. Spine is faded and has small area of loss. Three small pieces of tape to verso. Wrapper is foxed and rear panel is grubby.

Stock no. 1405462

Price £10.00

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  • 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.

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