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Part of the Stella & Rose's Books family


by W.E. Johns

Published by John Hamilton.

Slightly better than good condition. Blue cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. 224 pages.

Early Edition; Circa 1930s. NOT Dated. No catalogue. Spine and some cover edges are very faded. Scuffing and other marks to covers. Foxing. Book affected by tobacco odour. A couple of hinges are a little pulled.

Stock no. 2123174

Price £280.00

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  • A collection of 13 short stories that link together to form what almost reads like a full novel.
  • Stories Are:
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Maid and the Mountains
  • The Blue Orchid
  • Fair Cargo
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Bob's Box
  • Savages and wings
  • The Oriental Touch
  • Down in the forest
  • Three Weeks
  • The Sheikh and the Greek
  • Yellow Freight
  • The Last Show
  • Starting in Guiana, and obtaining an aircraft in lieu of missing salary payments, the story follows the team's adventures as they take a roundabout route back to England. The adventures find them searching for Gold on the orinoco, rescuing a woman from Peruvian bandits, helping another escape from the law, searching for rare orchids, pearls, shipwrecks, etc. The journey takes them across the Pacific, to Australia, and then home across asia.

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