BIGGLES FLIES TO WORK
by W.E. Johns
Published by Dean & Son Ltd..
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Some unusual cases of Biggles and his Air Police. Red boards. 184 pages.
Spine and lower corners bumped. Couple of white spots to bottom edge of front cover. Contents clean but very browned to edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips, slightly grubby. Light stains visible on verso of spine.
Stock no. 1504765
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye
- The Air Police is a new Force. When crime took to the air, as was bound to happen, only men with air experience could hope to cope with it; for the new criminals, amateurs perhaps, were also airmen,
- The possibilities covered a wide field, Smuggling, currency running, illegal entry into the country, drug carrying and the like. The old fashioned methods of law-breaking, understood by the regular police were no longer employed. It was a matter of new times, new ways.
- The man entrusted to deal with this problem, by forming an efficient flying squad in the literal sense of the word was war-time ace pilot ex-squadron Leader James Bigglesworth, D.S.O., D.F.C., known to his friend as Biggles.