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Part of the Stella & Rose's Books family


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

Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st. 1954. Hardback.

Red boards, black lettering to front cover and spine. Black vignette of legionnaire and fort on front cover. 6 colour plates. 190 pages.

Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Black title to spine losing some of its colour. Boards clean. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has some tape repair to verso, is scuffed and edge-rubbed.

Stock no. 1813549

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  • In which Air Detective Inspector Bigglesworth takes leave from the Special Air Section Scotland Yard to join the Foreign Legion, and has an adventure involving an old friend, an even older enemy and a near fatal trip to the desolate Valley of the Tartars in Kurdistan.

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