BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1949
Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Black boards, silver titles and vignette. 8 blue & white full page illustrations, other b/w illustrations. 191 pages.
Spine is bumped and has a light vertical crease. Boards are lightly rubbed. Booksellers ink stamp to rear pastedown. Endpapers slightly browned. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is faded and rear panel is grubby. A little foxing to verso.
Stock no. 1405897
- 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.