BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1949
Almost very good condition. Black boards, silver titles and vignette. 8 blue & white full page illustrations, other b/w illustrations. 191 pages.
Spine and corners bumped, a little marking to boards. Inscriptions to front endpaper and pastedown. A couple of marks to contents but otherwise generally clean.
Stock no. 1609015
- 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.