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Biggles Books

Part of the Stella & Rose's Books family


by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Stead

Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1951

Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Red boards, 11 two-tone illustrations. 211 pages.

Boards bowed. Small white mark to top edge of front board. Text block browned. Endpapers foxed. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn, rear panel scuffed, some tape strengthening to verso not visible to front. Cigarette odour present.

Stock no. 1813550

Price £10.00

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  • Biggles opens the story looking carefully at forged stamps and banknotes. He is quickly faced with an attempted bribe and worse. Bertie and Ginger trace the wrongdoers to Africa before Tug Carrington and then Biggles arrive on the scene.
  • There is time for Ginger to get attacked by a Buffalo, for Bertie to pretend to be trampled to death, and for Capt Johns to provide another serve of racist commentary.

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