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BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN

Written by W.E. Johns
Published by The Children's Book Club

BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1943. Hardback.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis and full-page b/w illustrations. Front endpaper is a map. 223 pages.

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded. Top of boards a little mottled. Slight bumping to bottom of boards. Endpapers browned. Foxing to rear endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some creasing. Clear tape to top and bottom of spine and front fold on verso. Wrapper is foxed. Rear panel and spine grubby.

Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

Stock no. 1405120

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BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1943. Hardback.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis and full-page b/w illustrations. Front endpaper is a map. 223 pages.

Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine faded with browning to either end. Nasty dent to outside edge of rear cover has split board in two places 0.5" apart. Text block has also been hit causing two lines of indentation and bumps to page edges. Covers grubby with a few marks. book leans to one side a little. Ink inscription and address to half-title page. A few small marks and fox spots to contents but many pages are clean. Dustwrapper has loss from top and bottom of spine and chips to ends of folds. Spine is browned and marked with small square of clear tape to front and verso repairing tear. Rear panel grubby, browned to verso.

Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

Stock no. 1505102

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BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1943. Hardback.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis and full-page b/w illustrations. Front endpaper is a map. 223 pages.

Almost very good condition. Uneven browning and mottling to covers. Corners and spine are bumped, with wear. Some foxing and page browning.

Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Stock no. 2117608

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BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1943. Hardback.

Blue cloth. Colour frontis and full-page b/w illustrations. Front endpaper is a map. 223 pages.

Fair condition. Covers are very scuffed with fading and marks. Some foxing.

Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Stock no. 2117437

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Contents

  • During the Second World War, Biggles goes missing whilst trying to rescue an Italian princess from occupied France. Given up for dead by Colonel Raymond, his colleagues don't give up so soon and instead infiltrate the region to try and determine his whereabouts.
  • Ginger, Bertie and Algy parachute into occupied France and immediately split up to try and track down Biggles. Ginger, disguised as a Spanish onion seller, ends up getting shot and falling in love before meeting up with Biggles in a deserted village full of cats.

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